Darfur meaning

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A region of western Sudan. Originally an independent sultanate, the area fell to the Egyptians in 1874 and later to the British. Under independent Sudan, the region has been the site of continuing ethnic conflict that developed into a major humanitarian crisis that began in 2003.
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Region of W Sudan: a sultanate in the early 19th cent.
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A region in western Sudan where the Fur live.
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