Definitions for darfurdɑrˈfʊər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Dar•furdɑrˈfʊər(n.)

  1. a province in the W Sudan. 3,093,699; 191,650 sq. mi. (496,374 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

Wiktionary

  1. Darfur(ProperNoun)

    A region in western Sudan where the Fur live.

Freebase

  1. Darfur

    Darfur is a region in western Sudan. An independent sultanate for several hundred years, it was incorporated into Sudan by Anglo-Egyptian forces in 1916. The region is divided into five federal states: Central Darfur, East Darfur, North Darfur, South Darfur and West Darfur. Because of the war in Darfur between Sudanese government forces and the non-Arab indigenous population, the region has been in a state of humanitarian emergency since 2003.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Darfur

    a district in the Egyptian Soudan, in which vegetation is for the most part dormant all the year round, except from June to September, when it is rank and rich; was snatched from Egypt by the Mahdi, but is now restored.

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