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Capital of the former Belgian Congo
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Alternative clues for the word boma
Stockade, in Africa
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Etymology 1 n. 1 An enclosure usually made of thorn bushes, and latterly of steel fencing, for protection from marauders. 2 A stockade made of bushes and thorns. 3 A hide. 4 A hut. 5 (context East African English) A military or police post or magistracy....
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Boma or BOMA may refer to: Places Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo a port city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Boma Airport near Boma, Congo Boma, Ghana , a town Boma, Guinea Boma Plateau , a region of eastern South Sudan . Boma State , a...
Usage examples of boma.
It was deserted, the boma surrounding it a withered tracery of thorn, thinned out by wind and sand so that it looked like dannert wire.
Every one of those centauroids was carrying a monomolecular boma blade.
Flows together with the Sangha and the Likouala and then into the Congo, which empties into the Atlantic Ocean between Boma and Soyo.
On either bank bomas trembled ready to collapse their spiky branches, while masses of clingweed parted only in response to blasting on a high-pitched whistle.
In one of these bomas, perhaps this very one, my mother died under the weight of her sorrow.
Most of them had dispensed with shotguns and railguns and missile launchers and were dragging out their boma blades even as the fire of the remaining suits piled up windrows of bodies.
The four remaining starships of the Boma group fly in a tight fommation and dive between the tall towers near the exhaust port.
The Boma is a fur-covered creature about five feet high and looks like a cross between a brown bear and a guinea pig.
Pilot Leader and Boma Four dive in unison through a forest of radar domes, antennae and gun towers.
Suddenly, a dense barrage of laser fire erupts from a pro- truding tower, catching Boma Four broadside.
Boma Five and Boma Three bob and weave in formation toward a group of giant towers at the north pole.
The group of centaurs had forced their way through to the remnants of Charlie company and broken the center by the simple expedient of swarming the suits with their boma blades.
They had salvaged Posleen boma blades and were using them to clear the trees off the road.
It was a most primitive camp, as they had no equipmentjust rude shelters, a makeshift boma, and a fire.
Within the vast thorn boma also are the various tribes of the Minunianseighteen-inch people with a high order of civilization, living in their complex, beehive like homes, fighting their savage wars on a miniature scale.