Definition of omda in English:

omda

(also omdeh, omdah, omdda)

noun

  • In certain Arab countries (especially Egypt): a chief of a town or large village; an official governing a district sector.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. From Arabic ʿumda column, support, trustworthy authority, village chief from ʿamada to support.

Pronunciation

omda

/ˈɒmdə/