Nuba

noun

Nu·​ba
ˈnübə
plural Nuba or Nubas
1
a
: any of numerous diverse peoples constituting a loose community in the Nuba hills of South Kordofan believed by some to be related to the Nubians
b
: a member of any such people
2
: any of several languages spoken by the Nuba people compare nubian

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin Nuba, singular of Latin Nubae Nubians

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“Nuba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nuba. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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