[el fash-er] /ɛl ˈfæʃ ər/
a city in W Sudan.
[dahr-foo r] /dɑrˈfʊər/
a province in the W Sudan. 191,650 sq. mi. (496,374 sq. km).
Capital: El Fasher.
a region of the W Sudan; an independent kingdom until conquered by Egypt in 1874; since 2003 conflict between the Janjaweed and rebel groups has left thousands dead and homeless
region in Sudan, named for its people, from Arabic dar, literally “house” + Fur, ethnic name of the indigenous African population.
[el fahy-yoom, fey-] /ˌɛl faɪˈyum, feɪ-/ noun 1. (def 2). [fahy-yoom] /faɪˈyum/ noun 1. a province in N central Egypt: many archaeological remains. 691 sq. mi. (1790 sq. km). 2. Also called El Faiyum, El Fayum. a city in and the capital of this province, SW of Cairo. adjective 3. pertaining to or designating a […]
noun 1. any of various cup-shaped ascomycetous fungi of the order Pezizales, often strikingly coloured, such as the orange-peel elf-cup (Aleuria aurantia), which is bright orange inside and dirty white outside, and the scarlet elf-cup (Sarcoscypha coccinea)
[el fer-rawl] /ɛl fɛrˈrɔl/ noun 1. a seaport in NW Spain: naval arsenal and dockyard. /Spanish ɛl fɛˈrrɔl/ noun 1. a port in NW Spain, on the Atlantic: fortified naval base, with a deep natural harbour. Pop: 78 764 (2003 est) Former name El Ferrol del Caudillo (dɛl kauˈðiʎo)
[el-fin] /ˈɛl fɪn/ adjective 1. of or like an elf. 2. small and charmingly spritely, merry, or mischievous. noun 3. an elf. /ˈɛlfɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or like an elf or elves 2. small, delicate, and charming adj. 1590s, from elf; first found in Spenser, who may have been thinking of elven but […]