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  1. Kamba(noun)

    a Bantu language spoken by the Kamba in Kenya


  1. Kamba(ProperNoun)

    a Bantu people of Kenya.

  2. Kamba(ProperNoun)

    the language if this people.

  3. Kamba(ProperNoun)

    an extinct language of Brazil.


  1. Kamba people

    The Kamba or Wakamba people are a Bantu ethnic group who live in the semi-arid formerly Eastern Province of Kenya stretching east from Nairobi to Tsavo and north up to Embu, Kenya. This land is called Ukambani which is currently constituted by Makueni County, Kitui County and Machakos County. Sources vary on whether they are the third, fourth or the fifth largest ethnic group in Kenya. They speak the Bantu Kikamba language as a mother tongue. The Kamba are predominantly based in Machakos, Kitui and Makueni Counties of Kenya. The total population of the Kamba stands at approximately 4.1 million. The Kamba are also called Akamba or Wakamba.


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