[ kuh-noor-ee ]
/ kəˈnʊər i /
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noun, plural Ka·nu·ris, (especially collectively) Ka·nu·ri for 1.
a member of a people living in northeast Nigeria and in Niger.
the Nilo-Saharan language of the Kanuri people.
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How to use Kanuri in a sentence
All these travellers were well received by the Kanuri, whose power from the middle of the 19th century began to decay.
The chief languages are the Kanuri or Bornu language and Arabic.