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[ bˈɜːbəz], [ bˈɜːbəz], [ b_ˈɜː_b_ə_z]

Berbers are an indigenous group of people in North Africa, who are also known as Imazighen. Aside from Berbers and Imazighen, there are also other synonyms to describe them. They are referred to as Amazigh, which means "free people," and Kabyle, who are the Berbers from the Kabylia region of Algeria. Other synonyms used for Berbers include Riffians, who are the Berber people from the Rif mountains of Morocco, and Tuaregs, who are a subgroup of Berbers from the Sahara region. Additionally, some Berbers are also known as Chleuh and Shilha, which refer to the dialects they speak. These various synonyms for Berbers reflect their diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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Usage examples for Berbers

Up from the native section of town streamed hordes of costumed Rifs, Arabs, Berbers of a dozen tribes, even an occasional Blue Man.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth"
Dallas McCord Reynolds
He gives the inhabitants a good character; they are a mixture of Moors, Arabs, Touaricks, Berbers, and Negroes, like nearly all the oases in Central Sahara, or that portion of The Great Desert, extending from the oases of Fezzan to the Saharan towns of Arwan and Mabrouk, on the western-route line of Timbuctoo.
"Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846"
James Richardson
It may, indeed, have been colonized previously to the arrival of the Arabs in Africa by the ancient Berbers, or Numidians, but the castle itself is of Moorish modern construction.
"Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846"
James Richardson

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