a province in the W Sudan. 191,650 sq. mi. (496,374 sq. km). Capital: El Fasher.
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Darfur (dɑːˈfʊə)
a region of the W Sudan; an independent kingdom until conquered by Egypt in 1874; since 2003 conflict between the Janjaweed and rebel groups has left thousands dead and homeless

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region in Sudan, named for its people, from Arabic dar, lit. "house" + Fur, ethnic name of the indigenous African population.
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He has also been vocal in speaking out against the genocide occurring in darfur.
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