Definition of Kafirs
1. Noun. (plural of kafir) ¹
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Definition of Kafirs
1. kafir [n] - See also: kafir
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kafirs
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Literary usage of Kafirs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"Subjugation of the kafirs.—In the delimitation of boundaries between ... The kafirs have always lived at enmity with the Afghans, ..."
2. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1851)
"Of the kafirs. If 1. General Observations on the History of the kafirs. When the Portuguese navigators of the Indian Ocean came to the coast of Mosambique ..."
3. The Káfirs of the Hindu-Kush by George Scott Robertson (1896)
"1 CHAPTER XVII The narrative continued—Difficulty to obtain service of kafirs— ... the Jast— Improving relations with the kafirs—Sayed Shah's defection—His ..."
4. A Narrative of the Irruption of the Kafir Hordes Into the Eastern Province by Robert Godlonton (1836)
"... and kafirs—And the latter and Colonial forces—Progress of improvement at King Williams Town—Fate of Lieutenant C. Bailie—His character—Public Meeting at ..."
5. Dr. Livingstone's Cambridge Lectures: Together with a Prefatory Letter by by David Livingstone (1860)
"The kafirs have been thought by intelligent and accurate observers, ... The kafirs form one tribe of the great Bechuana family; their national ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Many of these are on good terms with the kafirs, and trade is ... Surrounded by people professing Islam and cherishing slavery, the kafirs are naturally ..."
7. Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce Bryce (1900)
"The condition of the wild or tribal kafirs can be much more shortly described, ... There are possibly six millions of kafirs living under their chiefs south ..."