Origin of nubia
Examples from the Web for nubia
The DCF dossier chronicles in heartbreaking detail how Nubia and Victor were betrayed by not one family but two.Florida Child Abuse Scandal: The Victim's New Life|Jacqui Goddard|February 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
On reaching Dongola, the metropolis of Nubia, it goes to the west, and then reaches the second zone.
And that country lieth along from the sea ocean toward the south; and toward the north it marcheth to Nubia and to the high Lybia.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
He subdued Nubia and Sennar in 1820-22; and then, requiring a larger army, he obtained instructors from France.
ultimately from a local word, said to be related to Coptic noubti "to weave," or from Nubian nub "gold." In the fashion sense "woman's light scarf" it is from French, from Latin nubes "cloud" (see nuance).