Bemba

noun
Bem·ba | \ 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

First Known Use of Bemba

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Bemba

Bemba, stem of ulúbembá, a self-designation

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