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Definition of the noun Juba

What does Juba mean as a name of something?

Juba is a genus of Flatidae, described by Jacobi in Sjöstedt in 1910.


Juba is the capital and largest city of the Republic of South Sudan. It also serves as the capital of Central Equatoria, one of the ten states of South Sudan. The city is situated on the White Nile and functions as the seat and metropolis of Juba County.


  1. Juba is the pseudonym of an alleged sniper involved in the Iraqi Insurgency featured in several videos. The second of these videos shows Juba claiming to have shot 37 American soldiers. Whether Juba is a real individual, a role shared among multiple individuals, or a propaganda/media creation is unknown.
  2. Juba a.k.a. Jussi Tuomola, pen name Juba is a Finnish cartoonist.

There are other people with in their name, like Juba Nour, Master Juba, Juba Kalamka, Stephen Juba, Juba Kennerley, Juba I of Numidia, Juba of Mauretania, Titus Desticius Juba and Zayn al-Din al-Juba'i al'Amili.


Juba is a musical group.


Juba is a zoo animal.


  1. Juba is a fictional character from the 2000 film Gladiator.
  2. Juba is a fictional character from the 1938 film Under the Big Top.
  3. Juba is a fictional character from the 1997 film Kull the Conqueror.


"Juba" is a composition.


"Juba" is a book written by Letta Neely.

  • genre: Poetry
  • released in (17 years ago)
  • award: - Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry nomination for Letta Neely


Juba was a food that was traditionally eaten by slaves in the United States colonies who worked on plantations. It was made up of a mixture of leftovers and was cooked in a large pot.

Phrases with Juba

Phrases starting with the word Juba:

  1. Juba Dance
  2. Juba Rianae
  3. Juba Seguyi
  4. Juba Weaver
  5. Juba's Bush
  6. Juba Arabica
  7. Juba Brunnea
  8. Juba Plagosa
  9. Juba Reversa
  10. Juba Skipper
  11. Juba Africana
  12. Juba Brunneus

Phrases ending with the word Juba:

  1. Genus Juba
  2. Arrade Juba
  3. Pieris Juba
  4. Anthene Juba
  5. Neidium Juba
  6. Graphium Juba
  7. Hesperia juba
  8. Speyeria Juba

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Juba

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Google previewWorrying the Line (2005)

Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition by Cheryl A. Wall

Like the ring shout, juba is a ring dance that symbolizes "community, solidarity, affirmation and catharsis."21 Joseph knows juba as a dance but believes that the term means something more. The narrator notes that Lebert might have referred ...

Google previewSouth Sudan (2013)

by Sophie Lovell-Hoare, Sophie Ibbotson, Max Lovell-Hoare

Juba is an international city. In just a decade it has...

HISTORY Lying close to modern Juba is the historic staging post of Gondkoro, erstwhile capital of Equatoria and the southernmost outpost of Egyptian rule in .|> F19 nr euotenbg | enua) pue ...

Google previewReassessing the Responsibility to Protect (2015)

Conceptual and Operational Challenges by Brett R. O'Bannon

While Juba is the recognized capital of South Sudan, there are still those in the SPLA who would prefer that Rumbek be made the centre of government. This is due, in part, to the make-up of the SPLA. Until John Garang's death in July 2005, ...

Google previewNot Impossible (2015)

The Art and Joy of Doing What Couldn't Be Done by Mick Ebeling

Juba is an island amid an impoverished Third World scene: crowded streets, cars and motorbikes honking like mad at each other, potholes the size of craters everywhere, and, due to the political situation, more Toyota Land Rovers with ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Juba is the capital and largest city of the Republic of South Sudan, a landlocked country in the northeast of Africa that is one of the world's newest independent nations. It was formed on July 9, 2011, with the final break of South Sudan ...

Google previewInside the Minstrel Mask (1996)

Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy by Annemarie Bean, James V. Hatch, Brooks McNamara

But Juba is a musician, as well as a dancer.

Google previewAfrican American English (2002)

A Linguistic Introduction by Lisa J. Green

Juba refers to a dance performed by a group of slaves (1790s- 1900), and jive, as it is still used today, refers to cool talk or talk used to put someone on. "From the hood to the amen corner" covers words and phrases that are used in the secular ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

Juba. Other movements that Campbell used were kneedrops, looks, splits, jumps, and “hamboning.” Hamboning creates body percussion sounds with the use of stomping, clapping, patting, slapping, and snapping; these percussive sounds ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History (2005)

by Dickson Eyoh, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Idris Juba became the capital of the British Equatorial Province when the colonial administration decided to move it from Mongalla in 1930. It subsequently developed into a colonial city with offices, schools, military barracks, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The remainder fell into the hands of Varus, who would have saved them; but Juba, who claimed the honour of the vićtory, ordered most of them to be put to the sword. This victory infused new vigour into the Pompeian faction, who conferred ...

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Small photo of JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN-FEBRUARY 19, 2013: Unidentified kids float down the Nile river on sacks filled with empty water bottles.Small photo of Sunset over the Nile River in Juba, South Sudan.Small photo of Water tanks in Juba, South Sudan. Lack of water in Africa.Small photo of JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN-JUNE 22, 2012: Portrait of unidentified Mundari tribespeople north of Juba, South Sudan, in this illustrative editorial.Small photo of KAMPALA, UGANDA - APRIL 21, 2017: Juba Plaza Juba Plaza is a shopping center in the center of Kampala where there are a lot of businesses,traffic and people. Kampala is the capital city of Uganda.Small photo of JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - FEBRUARY 28 2012: Unidentified woman takes potable water from dirty hole in refugee camp, Juba, South Sudan. Refugees stay in harsh conditions here for long time.Small photo of JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - FEBRUARY 28 2012: Unidentified refugees prepare wooden log for a construction of new hovel in displaced persons camp, Juba, South Sudan. People stay in harsh conditions here. More...

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Scrabble value of J8U1B3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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