Bornu



a former sultanate in Africa, SW of Lake Chad: now largely a province in Nigeria.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3 Various
The Color Line William Benjamin Smith
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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6 Various
A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
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The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois
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