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- proper noun A
nomadic Bejapeople of upper Egypt.
- noun A member of the Ababda people.
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Abdel-Azim, the chief of Irregulars, and Ahmed Bey Khalifa, his brother, with forty Ababda tribesmen, to reconnoitre.
The shyer Ababda and Bishariya, who maintained a relatively low profile, are now determined to put on a real show for the next festival.
"It was unfortunate for the Bishariya and Ababda who had to compete on local camels trained to tread slowly for the safety of visitors," commented Ramadan, adding that "next year they will train camels especially for the race".
According to Ramadan, "the Bishariya and Ababda were not aware of the value of their specific culture, until they met the other tribes.