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Definition of "janjaweed" []

  • An armed tribal militia group in the Darfur region of western Sudan (noun)
  • Alternative capitalization of Janjaweed (noun)

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Use "janjaweed" in a sentence
  • "The U.N. has imposed an embargo on arms destined for the Sudanese region of Darfur, to be observed by the government, allied paramilitary units known as the janjaweed, and the rebels."
  • "The government retaliated by sending armed Arab militias, known as janjaweed, that targeted the villages of the rebel groups."
  • "Sudan's government is accused of retaliating by unleashing a militia of Arab nomads known as the janjaweed - a charge it denies."