Definition of Kafila
1. Noun. (alternative form of cafila) ¹
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Definition of Kafila
1. cafila [n -S] - See also: cafila
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kafila
Literary usage of Kafila
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventures in the Libyan desert and the oasis of Jupiter Ammon by Bayle St. John (1849)
"... Point — Observations on the Foot of the Camel — Stony Ground— Meet a kafila bivouacked in a Thicket— The Reubens and the Benjamins of our Days — The ..."
2. Village Life in Egypt: With Sketches of the Saïd by Bayle St. John (1852)
"... of the Pilgrims from Mekka—Approach of the kafila — Couriers — Temporary Post-office — House Painting — Use of the Pilgrimage—-Entrance of the Pilgrims ..."
3. A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus by John Wood (1872)
"A mistake of the kafila Bashi.—Deserted by the Afghan Elchi.—Bad roads.—Dangers among the Mountains.—Enter the Parwan valley.—Encamp at the foot of the Pass ..."
4. Africa Described, in Its Ancient and Present State: Including Accounts from by Hofland (Barbara) (1828)
"Procession with the Army.— Distress of Women. — Captain Clapperton goet towards Kano. — The Major visits the Tchad. — Arab Women beautiful.— The kafila. ..."
5. Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa: In the by Dixon Denham, Hugh Clapperton, Walter Oudney, Abraham V. Salamé, Robert Brown, Carl Dietrich Eberhard König (1826)
"They lent him a gun and some ammunition to protect him from the wild beasts, which were very numerous, and advised his quitting the kafila before day for ..."
6. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1843)
"Having determined to perform the hadj, I quitted Harrar with a kafila proceeding to Ze'ilah. The goods of the merchants and our baggage being carried on ..."