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  • n. Plural form of boma.

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Examples

  • And most people here live in clusters of grass huts called bomas (ph).

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  • Over the last few decades, many Maasai have left their traditional mud-and-wattle homesteads, known as bomas, and gravitated to more permanent settlements - a large number of which now crowd the "ranchlands" at the border of the reserve.

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  • But over the last few decades, some Maasai have left their traditional mud-and-wattle homesteads, known as bomas, and gravitated to more permanent settlements-on the borders of the reserve.

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  • Dad had spent an exhilarating day with Ben and a group of game rangers, trying to trap wildebeests in temporary enclosures known as bomas, back in the days when Ben was stocking the game park at Rainbow’s End.

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  • The lodge staff, mainly comprised of Zulu people from local tribes, possessed a genuine interest in all who visited their "home" and would readily engage in lengthy conversations with guests about their upbringing, families, life in the bush and the best tasting game meat to sample at nightly bomas.

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  • Its owner, Peter Clausen has just completed construction of bomas

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  • He said that ODM was determined to deliver a new constitution within the first six months basing on the bomas draft.

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  • The folds of this ridge contained several ruins of bomas, which seemed to have been erected during war time.

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  • Plash, splash, plash, splash, were the only sounds we heard from the commencement of the march until we found the bomas occupying the only dry spots along the line of march.

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  • "Instead of visiting the fly-by-night bomas MEC Goqwana should concentrate on implementing the Bill properly," he added.

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