- a member of a group of nomadic, predominantly Muslim peoples of northeastern Sudan.
- the Cushitic language of the Beja.
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In the middle ages the Beja, partially at any rate, were Christians.
Physically they are Beja, by language and traditions Abyssinians.
Seligman draws attention to the close resemblance between the Beja type and that of the ancient Egyptians.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
Libyan and Beja are the best-preserved types, and the latter especially may be called the Sanskrit of Hamitic.
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