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Beja

noun Be·ja \ˈbā-jə\
plural Beja

Definition of BEJA

1
:  a member of a pastoral people living between the Nile and the Red Sea
2
:  the Cushitic language of the Beja people
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Origin of BEJA

Arabic dialect beja, bega, probably ultimately from Geez bega
First Known Use: 1819

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