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  • Nilot — plural Nilotes Any member of a cluster of east central African peoples living in southern Sudan, northern Uganda, and western Kenya. The name refers to the region of the Upper Nile and its tributaries, where most of them live. Nilotic languages… …   Universalium

  • Nilot — Ni•lot [[t]ˈnaɪ lɒt[/t]] also Ni•lote [[t] loʊt[/t]] n. pl. lo•tes [[t] ˈloʊ tiz[/t]] peo a member of any of a number of African peoples of the upper Nile River drainage and East African steppes who share physical and cultural features and speak… …   From formal English to slang

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  • Nilotic — people or Nilotes, in its contemporary usage, refers to some ethnic groups mainly in southern Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania, who speak Nilotic languages, a large sub group of Nilo Saharan languages. These include the Kalenjin, Luo,… …   Wikipedia

  • Shilluk — /shi loohk /, n., pl. Shilluks, (esp. collectively) Shilluk for 1. 1. a member of a Nilotic people of Sudan. 2. the Nilotic language of this people. * * * People living on the western bank of the Nile in The Sudan. They speak an Eastern Sudanic… …   Universalium

  • Anywa — ▪ people also called  Anuak , also spelled  Anywak        a Luo speaking riverine people two thirds of whom live in southeastern Sudan (Nilot), the remainder in Ethiopia (Nilot). The Anywa are believed to have migrated from lands east of the… …   Universalium

  • Nilotic peoples — Nilotic redirects here. For for the river, see Nile. Areas where Nilotic Languages are spoken Nilotic people or Nilotes, in its contemporary usage, refers to some ethnic groups mainly in South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania, who… …   Wikipedia

  • Stephen Mlakic — (d. 1950) (Croatian: Stjepan Mlakić) was a Bosnian Croat born in Fojnica (in 1844), a missionary in Africa among the tribes of Shiluks and Nuers in Sudan, and, like his colleague Bernardo Kohnen, one of the most important representatives of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nilbarsch — (Lates niloticus s. Perca nilot. L.), großer silberfarbiger Flußbarsch, welcher schon den Alten unter dem Namen Lates od. Latus als ein sehr wohlschmeckender Fisch bekannt war …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • congo — /kong goh/, n. congou. * * * Congo Congo:Geography Location: Western Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon Map references: Africa Area: total area: 342,000 sq km land area: 341,500 sq km comparative area: slightly… …   Universalium

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