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foolahs


foolahs


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foolahs  \Foo"lahs`\,  n.  pl.;  sing.  {Foolah}.  (Ethnol.) 
  Same  as  {Fulahs}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fulahs  \Fu"lahs`\,  Foolahs  \Foo"lahs`\,  n.  pl.;  sing.  {Fulah}, 
  {Foolah}.  (Ethnol.) 
  A  peculiar  African  race  of  uncertain  origin,  but  distinct 
  from  the  negro  tribes,  inhabiting  an  extensive  region  of 
  Western  Soudan.  Their  color  is  brown  or  yellowish  bronze. 
  They  are  Mohammedans.  Called  also  {Fellatahs},  {Foulahs},  and 
  {Fellani}.  Fulah  is  also  used  adjectively;  as  Fulah  empire, 
  tribes,  language.