Bemba


Bem·ba

noun \ˈbem-bə\
plural Bemba or Bembas

Definition of BEMBA

1
:  a member of a primarily agricultural Bantu-speaking people of northeastern Zambia
2
:  a Bantu language of the Bemba people

Origin of BEMBA

Bemba, stem of ulúbembá, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1940

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