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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cluster of related dialects that were once the major language of northern Africa west of Egypt.

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  • She told me the name Berber wasn't her own, that she had taken it because it belonged to a tribe of wanderers -- Arabs.
  • In Egypt the Berber from the Upper Nile is the favourite suisse; being held more honest or rather less rascally than the usual Egyptian.
  • However, they resent being called Berber, preferring the appellation of '' Amazigh '' or
  • Fortified by several glasses of sweet mint tea (known as Berber whiskey), we bargained for for more
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