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Singular 'Anaifiji عنيفجي An Arab tribe, said to be related to the Āl Kathīr, once powerful and of first-rate importance in Southern 'Arabistān, but now diminished in numbers to about 5,000 souls of whom about 1,000 are settled and 4,000 are nomadic. The former boundary of the 'Anāfijeh ran along the right bank of the Shatait from its confluence with the Diz to a little above Chahārdingeh; thence it crossed to Kūt Bandar on the Diz and, passing by Khairābād to the left bank of the Karkheh followed the Karkheh to a point some 10 miles above …

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“'ANĀFIJEH”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040036>
First published online: 2015

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