Definitions for bejaˈbeɪ dʒə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Be•jaˈbeɪ dʒə(n.)(pl.)-jas; -ja.

  1. a member of a group of traditionally pastoral peoples of NE Sudan and adjacent parts of Eritrea.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a Cushitic language spoken by most Beja.

    Category: Peoples


  1. Beja(ProperNoun)

    An ethnic group found along the Horn of Africa.

  2. Beja(ProperNoun)

    The language of the afore mentioned people.


  1. Beja

    Beja is a city in the Beja Municipality in the Alentejo region, Portugal. The municipality has a total area of 1,147.1 km² and a total population of 35,854 inhabitants. The city proper has a population of 21,658. The municipality is composed of 18 parishes, and is the capital of the Beja District. The present Mayor is Jorge Pulido Valente, elected by the Socialist Party with an absolute majority in the 2009 Portuguese Legislative elections. The municipal holiday is Ascension Day. The Portuguese Air Force has an airbase in the area - the Air Base No. 11.


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