Foolahs

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Foolahs

(Science: ethnology) a peculiar african race of uncertain origin, but distinct from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of western Soudan. Their colour is brown or yellowish bronze. They are Mohammedans. Called also Fellatahs, Foulahs, and Fellani. Fulah is also used adjectively; as, Fulah empire, tribes, language.

Synonym: fulah, foolan.