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  • n  large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments

  • A client suffering a fertility problem is sprayed with a medicinal liquid by the son of a marabout named Ciss in Sereres.
  • In North Africa it produced radiant motifs: the green garden, the white breastlike curves of marabout domes, the angled cuts of shadow in street and alley, the blue haze of light .

  • caliph Omar in
    We're lucky, we get to keep some of what we earn on the street, not like some talibes. I want to stay here and learn until I can be a marabout myself,10-year-old Umar said with a grin.
  • Atiku Abubakar in BBC News
    The president said Mr Abubakar told the minister: "So the same marabout has told me that I will be President when this man (Obasanjo) dies and had given me a month that he will die, you better prepare."

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