plural Ovambo or Ovambos
: a member of a Bantu people of northern Namibia
: the Bantu language of the Ovambo people

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ovambo was in 1853

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“Ovambo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ovambo. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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