noun, plural Bem·bas, (especially collectively) Bem·ba. for 1.
- a member of a numerous agricultural people of Zambia.
- the Bantu language spoken by the Bemba, widely used as a lingua franca in Zambia.
- plural -ba or -bas a member of a Negroid people of Africa, living chiefly in Zambia on a high infertile plateau
- the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family