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[twah-reg] /ˈtwɑ rɛg/
a Berber or Hamitic-speaking member of the Muslim nomads of the Sahara.
the language of the Tuaregs, a Berber language of the Afroasiatic family.
Origin of Tuareg
From the dialectal Arabic word Ṭawārig Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She slipped past silently to the tent entrance where the Tuareg guard noticed she paused for a long moment before entering.

    Border, Breed Nor Birth Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • The average Tuareg is perfectly indifferent as to which he does.

  • The Negro serfs among the Tuareg are generally called "white Tuareg."

    Atlantida Pierre Benoit
  • Bob rode on up to the man and dismounted, to be met by the Tuareg.

    Captured by the Arabs James H. Foster
  • At the desk, the clerk didn't blink at the Tuareg costume the two still wore.

    Black Man's Burden Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for Tuareg


(pl) -reg, -regs. a member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara
the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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