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(in East Africa) a public meeting place.
- ‘Before the fence was constructed, we set up barazas to educate people on the purpose of the fence.’
- ‘On the first floor there is a large airy double bedroom with a balcony and seating and extra barazas for sleeping.’
- ‘From the narrow streets of Stone Town to the barazas of N'gambo and throughout the villages this was the only topic of conversation as the island rapidly acquired the atmosphere of mourning.’
- ‘These barazas provide a lot of the social life of the people.’
- ‘The barazas targeted the affected communities to inform them about the project, the resettlement programme and the procedures for purchase of land.’
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