Darfur

[ dahr-foor ]
/ dɑrˈfʊər /

noun

a province in the W Sudan. 191,650 sq. mi. (496,374 sq. km). Capital: El Fasher.

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Darfur
/ (dɑːˈfʊə) /

noun

a region of the W Sudan; an independent kingdom until conquered by Egypt in 1874; since 2003 conflict between the Janjaweed and rebel groups has left thousands dead and homeless
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