Ovambo

noun
Ovam·​bo | \ ō-ˈvam-(ˌ)bō How to pronounce Ovambo (audio) , -ˈväm- How to pronounce Ovambo (audio) \
plural Ovambo or Ovambos

Definition of Ovambo

1 : a member of a Bantu people of northern Namibia
2 : the Bantu language of the Ovambo people

First Known Use of Ovambo

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ovambo.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ovambo. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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