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dɑrˈfʊərdar·fur

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Darfurnoun

    an impoverished region of western Sudan

    "Darfur was a semi-independent sultanate until 1917 and is ethnically distinct from central Sudan"

Wiktionary

  1. Darfurnoun

    A region in western Sudan where the Fur live.

Wikipedia

  1. Darfur

    Darfur ( dar-FOOR; Arabic: دار فور, romanized: Dār Fūr, lit. 'Realm of the Fur') is a region of western Sudan. Dār is an Arabic word meaning "home [of]" – the region was named Dardaju (Arabic: دار داجو, romanized: Dār Dājū) while ruled by the Daju, who migrated from Meroë c. 350 AD, and it was renamed Dartunjur (Arabic: دار تنجر, romanized: Dār Tunjur) when the Tunjur ruled the area. Darfur was an independent sultanate for several hundred years until it was incorporated into Sudan by Anglo-Egyptian forces in 1916. As an administrative region, Darfur 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 indigenous population, the region has been in a state of humanitarian emergency and genocide since 2003. The factors include religious and ethnic rivalry, and the rivalry between farmers and herders.The first historical mention of the word Fur occurs in 1664 in the account by J. M. Vansleb, a German traveler, of a visit to Egypt (Petermann (1862-3). Mittheilungen, Erganzungsband II). It is claimed that, like sūdān, fūr means "blacks", and was the name given by the early light-colored Berber sultans of Darfur to the original inhabitants of the country such as the Binga, Banda, etc. As the historic dynasty's physical appearance became more "Africanized" from intermarriage with black wives and concubines, the appearance of the sultans darkened correspondingly and they became known by the appellation of their subjects, Fūr.

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  1. darfur

    Darfur is a region located in the western portion of Sudan, Africa. It's historically known for the Darfur conflict that began in 2003 between the Sudanese government and the ethnic groups living there. This conflict has led to major displacement and a severe humanitarian crisis. The region is divided into three federal states: West Darfur, South Darfur, and North Darfur. Its landscape mainly consists of plains, mountains, and desert.

Wikidata

  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darfur in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darfur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Darfur in a Sentence

  1. Herve Ladsous:

    It won't happen tomorrow and not while we continue to see so much suffering, this year alone we've seen a further 430,000 displaced, which is a clear indication that the situation in Darfur is not good.

  2. Darfur Bar Association:

    This demonstrates that there was no positive effect from the agreement on people’s lives or security across the states of Darfur.

  3. Max Gleischman:

    We vehemently oppose any effort to draw down or close the mission prematurely, we have seen more displacement in Darfur in the last year than in the history of the decade-long conflict.

  4. United States:

    If we can do it in places like Darfur and South Sudan, I imagine the United States government can do it, frankly, it's not so hard and it's not so complicated.

  5. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda:

    We find ourselves in a stalemate that can only embolden perpetrators to continue their brutality, what is needed is a dramatic shift in this council's approach to arresting Darfur suspects.

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