Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a people of southwest Africa.
  • n. The Khoikhoin language of the Nama.

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Hydrophyllaceae — fiddleleaf plants, sandbells, etc..
  • proper n. A Khoisan language of Namibia.
  • proper n. A language of Papua New Guinea

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Hydrophyllaceæ. See Hydrolea.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek νᾶμα (nama, "fountain or stream")

Examples

  • Dr. Adilifu Nama is Assistant Professor in the Pan African Studies Department of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Northridge.

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  • Nama akan akan menggunakan tipe data string, alamat bertipe data string, usia bertipe data single (numeric), tempat lahir bertipe data string dan tanggal lahir bertipe data date.

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  • He said much of the opposition to the CPA committee came from a so-called Nama Council, which he said was set up without any constitution, backed by commercial interests in Cape Town, and which was seeking to take over the community's assets.

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  • Nama belongs to the Khoi language family and is spoken in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa by three ethnic groups namely Nama,

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  • Pretty soon she looked up at the comet; and says she, "Nama," -- she can't say grandma, -- "Nama, is that God's comma?"

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  • The Sikhs emphasize the name of God, calling Him "Nama," or "the Name."

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  • 'Nama' has no flavor, no taste, no melody, no beauty and no color.

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  • Acceptance of slavery of 'Nama' defeats the possibility of every other kind of slavery.

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  • But it must be appreciated that anyone who attempts or endeavors or tries to become a slave of 'Nama' essentially becomes a slave of what does not exist in the perceivable and intellectually deducible universe.

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  • Here is a report, again from Camp Nama, where the ultimate commander was Lieutenant General Stanley McChrystal, now the U.S. commander of forces in Afghanistan:

    Dear President Bush,

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