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Ju·ba

 (jo͞o′bə, -bä)
The capital of South Sudan, in the southern part of the country on the White Nile River.

ju·ba

 (jo͞o′bə)
n.
A group dance, probably of West African origin, characterized by complex rhythmic clapping and body movements and practiced on plantations in the southern United States during the 1700s and 1800s.

[Origin unknown.]

juba

(ˈdʒuːbə)
n
(Dancing) a lively African-American dance developed in the southern US
[C19: of Zulu origin]

Juba

(ˈdʒuːbə)
n
1. (Placename) a river in NE Africa, rising in S central Ethiopia and flowing south across Somalia to the Indian Ocean: the chief river of Somalia. Length: about 1660 km (1030 miles)
2. (Placename) the capital of South Sudan, on the White Nile river. Pop: 250 000 (2006 est)

ju•ba

(ˈdʒu bə)

n., pl. -bas.
a lively dance developed by plantation slaves in the U.S.
[1825–35, Amer.; of obscure orig.]

Ju•ba

(ˈdʒu bɑ)

n.
a river in E Africa, flowing south from S Ethiopia through Somalia to the Indian Ocean. 1000 mi. (1609 km) long.
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Silius Nerva (CIL II, 3414) y Iuba II (CIL II, 3417).
AV PR PH Et MR E R y con los epigramas escritos en el mismo, naturalmente en latin, con los que "habla" al principe Felipe: Salve sideri tormentum dulce Philipi que natae reddas accripe regna tuis serius accipies moneo sed sera relinques nuc socer et coniux invite uterquem divi Sanguine delectat cum me victoria fuso Hunc sonat eximie que sine cede venit grata iuba et animo non iui quam martia nostro concentu multet tibi grata magis preside non equid contemno marte trihunfum dux penitus totum quam rapit almaven.
Paucas modo constat esse ex adverso Autololum, a Iuba repertas, in quibus Gaetulicam purpuram tingere instituerat>> (39).