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  • noun Alternative spelling of Ababda.

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Examples

  • Appointed special commissioner for the Arabs, he had gathered a force from the pro-Egyptian Ababdeh tribe, without whom communication in the Nile Valley would have been severed.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Appointed special commissioner for the Arabs, he had gathered a force from the pro-Egyptian Ababdeh tribe, without whom communication in the Nile Valley would have been severed.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Appointed special commissioner for the Arabs, he had gathered a force from the pro-Egyptian Ababdeh tribe, without whom communication in the Nile Valley would have been severed.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • They have the Ababdeh to the north, and the Amara Bisharin to the south, and apparently their relations with their neighbours are usually strained.

    Southern Arabia

  • The wretched Ababdeh tribes were constantly at war with one another, and the Dervish Khalifa could make his authority felt about here with a small handful of resolute men judiciously placed.

    Southern Arabia

  • The tombs of the Ababdeh sheikhs have melon-shaped domes, and there are endless dovecotes, chiefly made of broken old amphoræ built into walls.

    Southern Arabia

  • Mohammed Gol, and Darour; it is practically desert all the way, and is only visited by the nomad Ababdeh and Bisharin tribes, when, after the rains, they can obtain there a scanty pasturage for their flocks.

    Southern Arabia

  • A few startled Ababdeh nomads came to visit us; at first they only inspected us at a distance, but gradually gained courage and came to our camp, and we were able to purchase from them two lambs to replenish our larder.

    Southern Arabia

  • He had found the Ababdeh Arabs quiet amongst their mountains.

    The Four Feathers

  • Thence they passed through the desert country of the Ababdeh, and came in sight of a broad grey tract stretching across their path.

    The Four Feathers

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