- pl. -·bas or -·ba a member of a people of N Zambia
- the Bantu language of this people
nounpl. Bemba or Bem·bas
- A member of a people of northeast Zambia and adjacent parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Malawi.
- The Bantu language of the Bemba. Also called Chibemba.
Origin of BembaBemba -bemba, ethnic self-designation.