shamba

noun
sham·​ba | \ ˈshambə \
plural -s

Definition of shamba

1 Africa : a piece of ground under cultivation : garden
2 Africa : plantation

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History and Etymology for shamba

Swahili, plantation

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“Shamba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shamba. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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