Nubian

Nubian

[noo-bee-uhn, nyoo-]
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; Middle English; see Nubi(a), -an

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Nubian (ˈnjuːbɪən)
 
n
1.  a native or inhabitant of Nubia, an ancient region of NE Africa
2.  the language spoken by the people of Nubia
 
adj
3.  of or relating to Nubia or its inhabitants
4.  informal of or relating to Black culture

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