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Rabba is a town in Jordan in the Karak Governorate. As Ancient Areopolis it's a former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see.

It is about 15 kilometers away from the city of Al Karak itself. It has a population of about 9,000.

Usage examples of "rabba".

Momaya, Ibeto, Rabba Kega, and Mbonga were all crowding around the lad trying to question him at the same time.

With a howl of pain, the man turned and fled, Momaya pursuing him and beating him across the shoulders, through the gateway and up the length of the village street, to the intense amusement of the warriors, the women, and the children who were so fortunate as to witness the spectacle, for one and all feared Rabba Kega, and to fear is to hate.

He saw, as he had seen many times before, the witch-doctor, Rabba Kega, decked out in the head and hide of Gorgo, the buffalo.

As the blacks filed along the winding path, Rabba Kega, being lazy, dropped behind.

His glittering eyes remained fixed upon Rabba Kega after acknowledging the presence of the winged torture by a single glance.

Down toward Rabba Kega it buzzed and the black man heard it, saw it, struck at it, and was stung upon the cheek before he killed it.

And as Rabba Kega turned, a lithe figure shot outward and downward from the tree above upon his broad shoulders.

The impact of the springing creature carried Rabba Kega to the ground.

Not until he came to his feet did Rabba Kega obtain a square look at his assailant.

And then they came upon the cage which Rabba Kega, with the other black warriors of the village of Mbonga, the chief, had placed and baited for Numa.

Tarzan pushed him roughly into the cage, and in another moment Rabba Kega understood.

When the blacks of Mbonga, the chief, reached their village they discovered that Rabba Kega was not among them.

Already Tubuto, young, agile and evil-minded, with face hideously painted, was practicing the black art upon a sick infant in the fond hope of succeeding to the office and perquisites of Rabba Kega.

The morning following the disappearance of Rabba Kega, the warriors set out with Mbonga, the chief, to examine the trap they had set for Numa.

They drew back in terror at the sight within the cage--the mauled and mutilated corpse of what had, yesterday, been Rabba Kega, the witch-doctor.