Definition of Bama in English:

Bama

(also Pama)

noun

Australian
  • An Aborigine, especially one from northern Queensland.

    • ‘This entire north and eastern region of Australia, known as Far North Queensland, had been the home of the Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal peoples, or Bama, as the natives call themselves.’

Origin

From various north Queensland languages, literally man.

Pronunciation:

Bama

/ˈbamə/