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[foo-luh, foo l-uh] /ˈfu lə, ˈfʊl ə/

noun, plural Fulas (especially collectively) Fula.
(pl) -la, -las, -lah, -lahs. a member of a pastoral nomadic people of W and central Africa, living chiefly in the sub-Sahara region from Senegal to N Cameroon: a racial mixture of light-skinned Berber peoples of the North and darker-skinned W Africans
the language of this people; Fulani


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