a member of a group of nomadic, predominantly Muslim peoples of Sudan, Egypt, and Eritrea.
the Cushitic language of the Beja.
of or relating to a group of nomadic, predominantly Muslim people of Sudan, Egypt, and Eritrea.
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How to use Beja in a sentence
He landed in the province of Beja, and soon found supporters among the disaffected, always ready to join in some new thing.The Moors in Spain | Stanley Lane-Poole
They belong to the Beja people, of which, with the Bisharin and the Ababda, they are the modern representatives.
In the middle ages the Beja, partially at any rate, were Christians.
After his martyrdom he procured the release from prison of Tiberias, priest of Beja!Christianity and Islam in Spain (756-1031) | Charles Reginald Haines
March had come before the last move was played on the rugged chessboard, and Beja Khan and his men were safe in Truckee.Sir Charles Napier | Sir William Francis Butler