Definitions for bwanaˈbwɑ nə

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bwa•naˈbwɑ nə(n.)(pl.)-nas.

  1. (in Africa) master; boss.

Origin of bwana:

1875–80; < Swahili < Ar abūnā our father


  1. bwana(Noun)

    Big boss, important person. Not always used as a favorable term.


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