Fellatahs
Fulahs Fu"lahs`, Foolahs Foo"lahs`, Fulani Fu"la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is brown or yellowish bronze. They are Mohammedans. Called also {Fellatahs}, {Foulahs}, and {Fellani}. Fulah and Fulani are also used adjectively; as, Fulah or Fulani empire, tribes, language. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fellatahs — Fellatahs, mit den Fulahs verwandtes Volk im Sudan, westl. von Bornu, nicht negerartig, schön proportionirt, tapfer, theils Nomaden, theils Ackerbauer u. Handwerker, fanatische Moslemin, scheinen bestimmt, auf die Neger umgestaltend einzuwirken.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Massina — Massina, 1) das westlichste der im Innern Nordafrikas gegründeten Fellatahreiche. bisweilen auch nach seiner Hauptstadt Hamd Allahi genannt; erstreckt sich bei einem Flächengehalt von etwa 3030 QM. von Bambara im Westen bis nahe zu der Provinz… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Haussa — Haussa, afrikan. Binnenland, größtentheils eben u. fruchtbar, am mittleren Niger und dessen Zuflüssen, von schwarzen Eingebornen u. Fellatahs bewohnt, in mehre Staaten getheilt, in welchen Ackerbau, Viehzucht, Handwerke u. Handel getrieben wird.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Fellani — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foolah — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foolahs — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foulahs — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulah — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulahs — Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is brown or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulani — Fulahs Fu lahs , Foolahs Foo lahs , Fulani Fu la*ni, n. pl.; sing. {Fulah}, {Foolah}. (Ethnol.) A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of Western Soudan. Their color is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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