berber berber  /ˈbɜr bər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of an indigenous people of northern Africa
  2. (n) a cluster of related dialects that were once the major language of northern Africa west of Egypt; now spoken mostly in Morocco

News

  • Algerian Chronicles

    Albert Camus's 1957 work shows his outrage over the the suffering of Algeria's Arab and Berber populations.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Quotes

  1. "In the north we have many influences from Arab and Berber music mixed with black African music, and Mauritania and Morocco aren't far off," Koite says. "In the south you have forest music, and when you go east, there are influences from...
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Habib Koite Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "The longtime goal is to go to Morocco and play with some of those Berber guys - those people are f---ing phenomenal. That's the five-year plan. That's who I'd like to get down with," says Whiteman matter-of-factly. "But in the meantime, we...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Andrew Whiteman Source: Toronto Star

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