To·​ba | \ ˈtōbə \
plural Toba or Tobas

Definition of Toba

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a member of a Tatar people ruling northern China from the 4th to the 6th centuries
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plural Toba or Tobas

Definition of Toba (Entry 2 of 3)

1a : a Guaicuru people of the Gran Chaco, Argentina
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Toba people
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plural -s

Definition of Toba (Entry 3 of 3)

: a dialect of Batak (see batak )

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History and Etymology for Toba

Noun (2)

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Toba.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Toba. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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