- a member of a Nilotic people of Sudan.
- the Nilotic language of this people.
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Incidentally it may be stated that the Shilluk country is exceedingly fertile.
Like the rest of the Soudan, the Shilluk country, in which Fashoda is situated, had suffered terribly and been sadly depopulated.
The chief of the Shilluk tribe, accompanied by a large number of followers, has come into Major Jackson's camp.
Even more striking are cases furnished by Shilluk, one of the languages of the headwaters of the Nile.Language
The fine quality, such as Shilluk dhurra, takes six months to come to maturity.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892
F. R. Wingate