geographical name city & port W Republic of the Congo on Congo River population 246,207

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  • boma — / bɔma/ s.m. (ant., region., bome, bume, bum) [dall ingl. boom, fr. bôme f., che risalgono all oland. boom ], invar. (marin.) [antenna inferiore della randa] ▶◀ barro …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Boma — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Boma (homonymie). Ville de Boma Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • boma — noun a) An enclosure usually made of thorn bushes, and latterly of steel fencing, for protection from marauders. Orders had been given for the enterance to the boma to be blocked up, and accordingly we listened in the expectation of hearing the… …   Wiktionary

  • Boma — /boh meuh/, n. a city in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Zaire (Congo) River. 79,000. * * * ▪ Democratic Republic of the Congo formerly  Lombi,  or  Embomma         city and port on the Congo River estuary, southwestern Democratic… …   Universalium

  • boma — 1bò·ma s.m. e f.inv. TS mar. nelle imbarcazioni a vela: asta orizzontale, fissata all albero, nella quale è inserito il lato basso della randa Sinonimi: 2barro. {{line}} {{/line}} VARIANTI: bome. DATA: 1813. ETIMO: dal fr. bôme, dall ol. boom.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • boma — UK [ˈbəʊmə] / US [ˈboʊmə] noun [countable] Word forms boma : singular boma plural bomas South African an area surrounded by a fence and sometimes covered with a dry grass roof, used for outdoor meals and parties …   English dictionary

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