A dance developed by slaves in the U. S., having a lively tune and accompanied by a complex rhythmic clapping, and by slapping the thighs.
The mane of an animal.
A loose panicle whose axis falls to pieces, as in certain grasses.
The capital city of South Sudan.
the mane of an animal
a loose panicle, the axis of which falls to pieces, as in certain grasses
Origin: [L., a mane.]
Juba is the capital and largest city of the Republic of South Sudan. It also serves as the capital of Central Equatoria, the smallest of the ten states of South Sudan. The city is situated on the White Nile and functions as the seat and metropolis of Juba County.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jōō′ba, n. a negro breakdown or rustic dance, in which the spectators clap hands, slap their thighs, and sing verses with juba as a refrain.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a great river rising in the Abyssinian mountains and flowing S. into the Indian Ocean, with a town of the same name at its mouth; marks the northern limit of British East Africa. Jubilee
The numerical value of juba in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of juba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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It is unacceptable given the conditions in Juba to prevent civilians from freely departing the country.
It was agreed that we will bring first and second stages together and therefore bring 1,370, including 700 of the police, to Juba... as a compromise.
In the immediate term this means working with and pressing South Sudan's leadership to provide for security in Juba, to safeguard freedom of movement and to provide for unfettered humanitarian access.
Right now, we are still working on the issue and probably by tomorrow the first vice president will arrive in Juba, if it turns out that the Americans are not ready to facilitate him, nevertheless, the government may take over.
The massacres against Nuer in Juba, South Sudan triggered the present civil war, which Kiir feigned as a coup against the state. Our people and the whole world know there was no coup. It all started as a political dispute within the SPLM Governance.
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