What does darfur mean?

Definitions for darfurdɑrˈfʊər

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  1. Darfur(ProperNoun)

    A region in western Sudan where the Fur live.


  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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein:

    The authorities must bring an end to the endemic impunity in Darfur.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. President Jacob Zuma office:

    Members of the South African National Defence Force were employed in Darfur in 2008 as part of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). The termination will take effect from 01 April 2016.

  5. 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.

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