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1) Darfur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Darfur, (dar´foor) (KEY) , region and former sultanate, W Sudan. The region is mountainous, dominated by the central massif of Jebel Marra, which rises to 10,130...

2) Darfur. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Darfur (DAHR-fuhr), village (1990 pop. 128), Watonwan co., S Minn., 11 mi/18 km WNW of St. James, bet. Watonwan (S) and North Fork Watonwan (N) rivers; 44°02'N 94°50'W....

3) Darfur. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A region and former sultanate of western Sudan. Occupied since prehistoric times, the area fell to the Egyptians in 1874 and later to the British, who incorporated...

4) 1632. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...end of religious wars and end of the empire's expansionism. 2 1640-1874 Fur sultanate at Darfur, which had arisen in western savannah of Bilad al-Sudan at the crossroads...

5) Wadai. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chad, E of Lake Chad. Founded in the 16th cent., it was from time to time loosely subject to Darfur. Toward the end of the 19th cent., Wadai came under the influence...

6) Slatin, Rudolf Carl, Freiherr von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...to Egypt by C. G. Gordon, Slatin became governor of Dara (1879) and governor-general of Darfur (1881). In the Mahdist War he was forced to surrender (1883) to the...

7) 1869, Nov. 17. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...and penetrated the Upper Nile region, bringing the regions of Bahr al-Ghazal and Darfur under tenuous Egyptian control. 2 1870 The Khedivial Library (now the Egyptian...

8) 2. Sudan Region. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Gordon as governor-general; the welcoming of Christian missionaries; the conquest of Darfur in 1874 and the imposition of tax collection there; and the attempt to...

9) Chapter 19. Tabooed Acts. § 3. Taboos on Showing the Face. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...the custom observed by some African sultans of veiling their faces. The Sultan of Darfur wraps up his face with a piece of white muslin, which goes round his head...

10) Sudan. The World Factbook. 2003
...al Azraq, Ash Shamaliyah, Bahr al Jabal, Gharb al Istiwa'iyah, Gharb Bahr al Ghazal, Gharb Darfur, Gharb Kurdufan, Janub Darfur, Janub Kurdufan, Junqali, Kassala,...

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