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Definition of dompas noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dompas

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdɒmpʌs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːmpʌs//
 
(South African English, informal, disapproving)
 
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(in South Africa in the past) the official document that black people had to carry with them to prove their identity and where they could live or work