Sentence Examples

  • SOKOTO, an important Fula state of west central Sudan, now a province of the British protectorate of Nigeria.
  • These states and Sokoto itself, known variously as the Sokoto or Fula empire and Hausaland, came (c. 1900-1903) under direct British control, but the native governments are maintained.
  • The Sokoto or Fula empire was founded at the beginning of the 19th century.
  • The country over which the Fula ruled has, however, a history going back to the middle ages.
  • Dwelling among the Hausa were a number of Fula, mostly herdsmen, and these were devout Mahommedans.

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