the nomads of the Turanian desert.
The Masai (q.v.) and allied tribes are nomads and cattle raisers.
So long as a great horde of nomads was encamped on the frontier the country was liable to be invaded by an overwhelming force of ruthless marauders.
of Constantine by the railway to Biskra, commands the passage of the Aures mountains by which the nomads of the Sahara were wont to enter the Tell.
The population may number about 125,000, of whom 75, 000 are settled and about 50,000 nomads (Grum-Grzimailo).