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 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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  • 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

  • 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… …   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

  • 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

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