Juba meaning

jo͝obə
A group dance, probably of West African origin, characterized by complex rhythmic clapping and body movements and practiced on plantations in the southern United States during the 1700s and 1800s.
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The capital of South Sudan, in the southern part of the country on the White Nile River.
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A kind of dance characterized by a lively rhythm marked by clapping the hands, popular among blacks on 19th-cent. Southern plantations.
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(place) River in Africa, flowing from S Ethiopia south through Somalia into the Indian Ocean: c. 1,000 mi (1,609 km)
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(place) Capital of South Sudan, on the White Nile.
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(zoology) The mane of an animal.
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(botany) A loose panicle whose axis falls to pieces, as in certain grasses.
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The capital city of South Sudan.
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Origin of juba

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin, a mane.

    From Wiktionary