- (in the Sudan and adjoining regions) a protective enclosure, as of thorn bushes.
Origin of zareba
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Historical Examples of zareba
In January 1916 the German Fleet is still lurking in that zareba.
Some ten or twelve thousand Arabs it was seen had surrounded the Zareba.General Gordon
He had his left arm broken by a bullet just as we left the zareba.
The infantry now moved out from the zareba, formed in two squares.
In place of a zareba, the traps were set out, but there was to be no rest for the skinners.The Rogue Elephant
- a stockade or enclosure of thorn bushes around a village or campsite
- the area so protected or enclosed