noun (1)
lam·​ba | \ ˈlambə, ˈläm- \
plural -s

Definition of lamba

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a large wrap resembling a shawl that is worn by natives of Madagascar and is made of various fabrics in solid colors or patterns


noun (2)
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plural Lamba or Lambas

Definition of Lamba (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a Bantu people of northern Rhodesia
b : a member of the Lamba people
2 : a Bantu language of the Lamba people

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“Lamba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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