Definitions for nubianˈnu bi ən, ˈnyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Nu•bi•anˈnu bi ən, ˈnyu-(n.)

  1. a member of any of a group of African peoples of Nubia.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a family of Nilo-Saharan languages spoken in the Nile River valley and parts of the Sudan, esp. Darfur province and the Nuba Hills of S Kordofan province.

    Category: Peoples

  3. a Nubian horse.

  4. (adj.)of Nubia, Nubians, or the language family Nubian.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nubian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Nubia

    "Nubians now form an ethnic minority in Egypt"


  1. Nubian(Adjective)

    Pertaining to Nubia, its people or its language.

  2. Nubian(ProperNoun)

    An inhabitant of the ancient Nubia or a person of Nubian descent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nubian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Nubia in Eastern Africa

  2. Nubian(noun)

    a native of Nubia

Anagrams of nubian

  1. bunnia


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