juba

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noun ju·ba \ˈjü-bə\

Definition of juba

  1. :  a dance of Southern plantation blacks accompanied by complexly rhythmic hand clapping and slapping of the knees and thighs

Origin and Etymology of juba

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1834


Juba

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geographical name Ju·ba \ˈjü-bə, -ˌbä\

Definition of Juba

  1. town and capital of South Sudan population 244,000


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