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Definition of "fellahin" [fellahin]

  • Plural form of fellah. (noun)

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Use "fellahin" in a sentence
  • "The fellahin were the real Egyptians: Arabic-speaking peasants, traditional farmers whose precarious methods—the waterwheel powered by a cow or donkey, irrigation through the annual Nile flood—had changed little since pharaonic times."
  • "The Perizzites or "fellahin" industriously tilled the fields, and high-walled cities stood on the mountain as well as on the plain."
  • "This has to be noted and has to be tackled when the new Egypt is emerging, that the labor force needs reconsideration of their position, of their salaries, of their rights, and also the fellahin in the villages, the students, the young people, the women, and so on."
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