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n. pl. Tuareg or Tua·regs
A member of a traditionally Muslim, Berber-speaking people inhabiting the western and central Sahara and western Sahel of northwest Africa.

[Arabic ṭawāriq.]


npl -reg or -regs
1. (Peoples) a member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara
2. (Languages) the dialect of Berber spoken by this people


(ˈtwɑ rɛg)

1. a member of a traditionally pastoral people of the Sahara and Sahel, living mainly in Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, S Algeria, and SW Libya.
2. the Berber language of the Tuaregs.
[1815–25; < dial. Arabic ṭawārig]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tuareg - a member of a nomadic Berber people of the SaharaTuareg - a member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara
Sahara, Sahara Desert - the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
2.Tuareg - the dialect of Berber spoken by the TuaregTuareg - the dialect of Berber spoken by the Tuareg
Berber - a cluster of related dialects that were once the major language of northern Africa west of Egypt; now spoken mostly in Morocco
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S'agissant du semi-marathon Hommes, le Marocain Amghar Hicham est arrivA@ premier avec 01h:00:23, suivi de Mohamed Reda Alarbi (1:00:38) et Mustapha Aziz (01:00:41).
In the men's category, world 5000m champion Muktar Edris clinched the third Boclassic victory of his career, winning the 10km race in 28:45 to beat Moroccan runners Soufiane Bouqantar ( 29:07 ) and Hicham Amghar ( 29:08 ).
Van Ostaeyen also noted that Bilal Hadfi, another of the Paris attackers, communicated with KBL members online, (14) and Venders plotters Soufiane Amghar and Khalid Ben Larbi trained and fought in the ranks of KBL.
Any number of works by Moroccan zajal (colloquial poetry) poets such as Driss Amghar Mesnaoui, Ahmed Lemsyeh, Adil Latefi, Mourad Qadery, Nouhad Benaguida
In France, we distrust everything religious," said Samir Amghar, a senior fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy.
Joe, de son vrai nom Djamel Saber, a interprete [beaucoup moins que] Amghar [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Ithri [beaucoup plus grand que] et tant d'autres chansons des differents albums de son groupe que le public semblait connaitre par c&oelig;ur.
60] Abdelghani Belakbir, Mustapha Amghar, Nawal Sbiti, "An Indoor-Outdoor positioning system based on the combination of GPS and UWB Sensors", Journal of Theoretical & Applied Information Technology, Vol.
Rashid Amghar, a researcher at Constantine University, said in remarks to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the palace was built in 1825 and served as headquarters of the Ottoman rule of Algeria.
Le chambellan de SM le Roi, Brahim Frej, a remis, dimanche, un don royal aux chorfas Amghraryines a l'occasion du Moussem de Moulay Abdallah Amghar organise jusqu'au 23 aout a El Jadida.
Amghar, Samir, "Le salafisme au Maghreb: une menace pour la securite ou un facteur de stabilite politique", La Revue Internationale et Strategique, ntirn.
Such trips to Afghanistan "were quite common in the 1990s," amid the euphoria of the mujahedeen victory over Soviet troops who had invaded the country, said Samir Amghar, author of "Salafism Today.
Samir Amghar, Amel Boubekeur, and Michael Emerson (Brussels/Budapest: CEPS/OSI, 2007), 169.