Boma



a city in the W Democratic Republic of the Congo, on the Zaire (Congo) River.
Historical Examples

A Master of Fortune Cutcliffe Hyne
In Africa John T. McCutcheon
The Blind Lion of the Congo Elliott Whitney
The Forest of Mystery James H. Foster
The Blind Lion of the Congo Elliott Whitney
The Forest of Mystery James H. Foster
A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State Marcus Dorman
The Forest of Mystery James H. Foster
The Congo and Coasts of Africa Richard Harding Davis
Samba Herbert Strang

noun (in central and E Africa)
an enclosure, esp a palisade or fence of thorn bush, set up to protect a camp, herd of animals, etc

a police post
a magistrate’s office

noun
a port in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre), on the Congo River, capital of the Belgian Congo until 1926: forest products. Pop: 607 000 (2005 est)

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