posted by: GaillimhAbu
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Wild and foolish, perhaps violent. a term for a group of unsavoury characters. Plural of Balooba. Refers to the tribesmen who attacked Irish members of the UN peace-keeping force during Ireland's service in The Congo.
"Watch that shower, those big Baloobas would baite you for nothing."
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