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  1. boma(Noun)

    An enclosure usually made of thorn bushes, and latterly of steel fencing, for protection from marauders.

  2. boma(Noun)

    A stockade made of bushes and thorns.

  3. boma(Noun)

    A hide.

  4. boma(Noun)

    A hut.

  5. boma(Noun)

    A military or police post or magistracy.

  6. boma(Noun)

    A type of fertilizer rich in animal dung.

  7. boma(Noun)

    A method of composting.

  8. Origin: From boma.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Boma

    a station on the Lower Congo, in the Congo Independent State; once a great slave mart.

Freebase

  1. Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Boma is a port town on the Congo River, some 100 km upstream from the Atlantic Ocean, in the Bas-Congo province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It had an estimated population of 527,725 in 2009. Boma was the capital city of the Congo Free State and Belgian Congo from 1 May 1886 to 1926, when the capital was moved to Léopoldville. The port handles exports of tropical timber, bananas, cacao, and palm products.

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