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HAWAWIR (IIAUH:1u1N)

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 93 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HAWAWIR (IIAUH:1u1N), an African tribe of Semitic origin, dwelling in the Bayuda desert, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. They are found along the road from Debba to Khartum as far as Bir Gamr, and from Ambigol to Wadi Bishhra. They have adopted none of the negro customs, such as gashing the cheeks or elaborate hairdressing. They own large herds of oxen, sheep and camels.
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