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Definition of "boma" [boma]

  • An enclosure usually made of thorn bushes, and latterly of steel fencing, for protection from marauders. (noun)
  • A stockade made of bushes and thorns. (noun)
  • A hide. (noun)
  • A hut. (noun)
  • A military or police post or magistracy. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "boma" in a sentence
  • "Since then, the Bantu term boma has been used to describe any kind of fence, from a colonial fortress to a makeshift shelter."
  • "We surrounded the perimeter of our camp under the tower with what the locals call boma cloth, or game capture netting, an opaque shade cloth that animals view as a solid object."
  • "To baraka boma as the potential to becoming the next president, because we know that he hasn't done nearly as many drugs as the W did."