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Nubian

[noo-bee-uh n, nyoo-] /ˈnu bi ən, ˈnyu-/
noun
1.
a member of any of the various peoples inhabiting Nubia.
2.
the Nilo-Saharan language of the Nubians.
3.
a Nubian or black slave.
4.
a Nubian horse.
adjective
5.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Nubia, its people, or their language.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see Nubi(a), -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Nubian

Nubian

/ˈnjuːbɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Nubia, an ancient region of NE Africa
2.
the language spoken by the people of Nubia
adjective
3.
of or relating to Nubia or its inhabitants
4.
(informal) of or relating to Black culture
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Word Origin and History for Nubian

c.1400 (n.), c.1730 (adj.), from Medieval Latin Nubianus, from Nubia (see Nubia).

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