Kafiristan

[kah-fi-ri-stahn, kaf-er-uh-stan]
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Historical Examples of kafiristan

  • They were tall and black, and coming home I saw them fight like wild goats — there are lots of goats in Kafiristan.

  • What did you and Daniel Dravot do when the camels could go no further because of the rough roads that led into Kafiristan?

  • The northern frontier is split by the narrow Minjan valley of Badakshan, which seems to rise in the very heart of Kafiristan.

  • Kafiristan is, however, in these modern days very much curtailed as the home of the Kafir.

    The Gates of India

    Thomas Holdich

  • This is a part of unexplored Kafiristan rather than Badakshan, and he will be a bold man indeed who undertakes its investigation.

    The Gates of India

    Thomas Holdich


British Dictionary definitions for kafiristan

Kafiristan

noun
  1. the former name of Nuristan
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