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a•far



Pronunciation: (u-fär'), [key]
adv.
from, at, or to a distance; far away (usually fol. by off): He saw the castle afar off.

n.
from afar, from a long way off: The princess saw him riding toward her from afar.

A•far



Pronunciation: (ä'fär), [key]
n.,
pl. A•fars, A•fa•raPronunciation: (u-fär'u), [key] (esp. collectively) A•far for 1.

1. a member of a nomadic Muslim people living in Eritrea, Djibouti, and northern Ethiopia.
2. the Northern Cushitic language spoken by the Afars. Also called Danakil.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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