Definition of Giriama
1. Noun. A Bantu language spoken in the coastal regions of eastern Kenya.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giriama
Literary usage of Giriama
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Church Missionary Society: Its Environment, Its Men and by Eugene Stock (1899)
"... Congo Missions — Gordon at Khartoum — CMS Missions: West Africa—WS Price and Frere Town—The Rescued Slaves—giriama Christians- The Sultan of Zanzibar ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... giriama country, and I accuse Sara of being the murderer of my sons. In revenge this giriama caravan was attacked. When Sara and hie people passed up to ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1884)
"... and north the hills of giriama. It was altogether a grand panorama, but wanting in the charm given by fertility. The line of the river Voi could be seen ..."
4. The Foundation of British East Africa by John Walter Gregory (1901)
"This success broke the confidence of the giriama, the most powerful tribe on the coast of ... But Sir A. Hardinge held a conference with the giriama elders, ..."
5. Through Jungle and Desert: Travels in Eastern Africa by William Astor Chanler (1896)
"He and his party had been sent out by their master to hunt ivory, but had secured none; and they were surprised and delighted to find the giriama, ..."