n.1.(Mil.) Same as Zareba.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The soldiers had their backs to the Nile, behind a zeriba -- some mimosa scrub -- near the village of Egaiga.
In his book The River War, Winston Churchill, who charged with the 21tst Lancers at the battle, described the enemy hosts: "Suddenly the whole black line which seemed to be the zeriba [a perimeter of thorn bushes and branches] began to move.
They built$permanent bases (zeribas) and directly plundered the surrounding Southern groups.