Darfur definition by Webster's New World
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former administrative region of W Sudan: a sultanate in the early 19th cent.
Darfur definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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 it into their holdings in the Sudan.