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n. pl. Beja
1. A member of a people living primarily as pastoral nomads in the area between the Nile River and the Red Sea.
2. The Cushitic language of the Beja.


(ˈbeɪ dʒə)

n., pl. -jas, (esp. collectively) -ja.
1. a member of a group of traditionally pastoral peoples of NE Sudan and adjacent parts of Eritrea.
2. a Cushitic language spoken by most Beja.
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Sergon K, Yahaya AA, Brown J, Bedja SA, Mlindasse M, Agata N, et al.
During the meeting, Bedja maintained to Tueni that "corruption is an epidemic that must be eradicated," highlighting the importance of strong determination, political will, and popular support in that respect.
Tankersley CG, Champion HC, Takimoto E, Gabrielson K, Bedja D, Misra V, et al.
Moens AL, Takimoto E, Tocchetti CG, Chakir K, Bedja D, Cormaci G, et al.