Definitions for lubaˈlu bə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Lu•baˈlu bə(n.)(pl.)-bas; -ba.

  1. a member of an African people of the SE Democratic Republic of the Congo who formed the nucleus of a succession of states in the region from the 17th through the 19th centuries.

    Category: Peoples

  2. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Also called Chiluba, Ciluba, Tshiluba.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Luba, Chiluba(noun)

    a member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo

  2. Luba, Tshiluba(noun)

    a Bantu language spoken in southeastern Congo

Freebase

  1. Luba

    Luba is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist from Ukrainian descent. She was commercially active from 1980 to 1990, 2000 to 2001 and is active again from 2007 to present. She was initially the vocalist for a band named Luba before signing as a solo artist under the one-name moniker. She has released a total of six albums as a solo artist. Two of her albums are certified platinum by the Canadian music industry. She has nine top-40 hits on the Canadian pop charts. Her signature song is "Everytime I See Your Picture". Her most successful song is a cover of Percy Sledge's "When a Man Loves a Woman" which reached #6 on the Canadian pop chart and #3 on the Canadian adult contemporary chart. She is a three-time winner of the Canadian music industry Juno Award for Female Vocalist of the Year. Her success is limited to her native Canada as she has never charted in the US or elsewhere. In addition to her Juno Awards, Luba has also received CASBY and Félix Awards, and a Black Music Association Award for "Female Entertainer of the Year". Most recently, her music has been featured on Canadian Idol. She continues to record music under her own independent label.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

leave(noun)

permission to do something, eg to be absent

Have I your leave to go?

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