Definition of Riffian

1. Noun. A Berber living in northern Morocco.

Exact synonyms: Riff
Generic synonyms: Berber



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riffian

Riemann
Riemann space
Riemann spaces
Riemann surface
Riemann zeta-function
Riemann zeta function
Riemannian
Riemannian geometry
Riemannian manifold
Rieske protein
Riesling
Rieslings
Riesman
Rieti
Rifadin
Riffian (current term)
Rift Valley fever
Rig-Veda
Rig Veda
Riga
Riga-Fede disease
Riga fir
Riga firs
Rigan
Rigans
Rigel
Rigellian
Rigellians
Riggs' disease
Right Bank

Literary usage of Riffian

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1. On Foot Through Tyrol: In the Summer of 1855 by Walter White (1856)
"... Army—A wide-awake Country—Meran—Scraps of History— Schloss Tyrol—Magnificent View—Riffian—A lost Track—Saltaus— Labourers at Supper—The Evening Prayer. ..."

2. Thirty Thousand Miles in "The Wanderer": Extracts from the Log Kept at by John Boit, Sam P. Blagden, Charles Leonard Frost Robinson (1903)
"... his head wound round with a circle of string, showing him to be a Riffian; then perhaps a rich Jew in a black cloak and black fez. ..."

3. Ridpath's History of the World: Being an Account of the Principal Events in by John Clark Ridpath (1910)
"The death of the Sultan who had signed the Algeciras agreement, and the refusal of his successor to abide by that act, and the attack of the Riffian Moors ..."

4. A Ride in Morocco Among Believers and Traders by Agnes Fraser (1902)
"Waving his arms above his head, the Riffian cried, ' Puerta de la ciudad! ... The Riffian turned and faced me with an air of hospitable welcome ; my horse ..."

5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1909)
"... in the foreground, at the left, the Riffian range stood like a barrier along the coast. Smooth water was found under the lee of the African shore, ..."

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