fellahin fellahin


  • (n) an agricultural laborer in Arab countries


  1. For 5,000 years or more the status of Egypt's fellahin has been virtually unchangedat the bottom of the heap.
  2. As he stood on the back platform, acknowledging the cheers of 50,000 local fellahin, disaster paid a return visit.
  3. But the French are halted at Acre, plague decimates their ranks, the fellahin reject Enlightenment for the savage joys of Holy War against the Christian dogs.
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/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /