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Nuer

[noo-er]
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noun, plural Nu·ers, (especially collectively) Nu·er·er for 1.
  1. a member of a tribal people who live along the Nile in southern Sudan and subsist chiefly by raising cattle.
  2. the Nilotic language of the Nuer people.
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  • There are societies today (the Netsidik, the Nuer, the Bassari, to name a few) that still prefer the oral to the written.

  • An extensive trade in arms was carried on between Abyssinia and the Nuer country.