Definition of Fulah

1. Noun. A member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith.

Exact synonyms: Fellata, Fula, Fulani, Fulbe
Generic synonyms: African



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fulah

Fuji
Fuji-san
Fujian
Fujihara
Fujinoyama
Fujita scale
Fujiwara
Fujiyama
Fukien
Fukkianese
Fukui
Fukuoka
Fukushima
Ful
Fula
Fulah (current term)
Fulani
Fulbright
Fulcher
Fulda
Fulgoridae
Fulica
Fulica americana
Fulica atra
Full Blood Count
Fuller
Fulmarus
Fulmarus glacialis
Fulton

Literary usage of Fulah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1848)
"The Fulah Group of Languages.—It is necessary to enumerate the chief ... The great extent of the Fulah area, the irregular distribution of the Fulah tribes, ..."

2. Africa by Augustus Henry Keane (1907)
"The national name Fulah (properly ... BAMBARA AND Fulah TYPES. tinction to the more or less black colour of the Sudanese 1 Thus such variants occur as Fula ..."

3. British Nigeria: A Geographical and Historical Description of the British by Augustus Ferryman Mockler-Ferryman (1902)
"The Independent Kingdoms of Bornu and Borgu—The Bornus —Their Origin and Characteristics—The Bornu Empire—The Fulah Rising—El Kanemi—Bornu since 1851—The ..."

4. French Enterprise in Africa: The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His by Hourst, Émile Auguste Léon Hourst, Nancy R. E. Meugens Bells (1898)
"A Fulah WOMAN. might perhaps be our We waited and waited, but nothing happened. We heard nothing that night, as on so many others, but the howling of the ..."

5. A Gazetteer of Ethnology by Akira Matsumura (1908)
"Fijians, in the Fiji Islands in the South Pacific. Filani. See Fulah. ... a subdivision of the Fulah. ..."

6. Campaigning on the Upper Nile and Niger by Seymour Vandeleur (1898)
"It was a strange sight to see these Fulah horsemen firmly fixed in their high peaked saddles, with enormous brass and iron stirrups, as they galloped along ..."

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