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HABABS (Az-HIBBEHS)

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 782 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HABABS (Az-HIBBEHS), a nomadic pastoral people of Hamitic stock, living in the coast region north-west of Massawa. Physic-ally they are Beja, by language and traditions Abyssinians. They were Christians until the 19th century, but are now Mahommedans. Their sole wealth consists in cattle.
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