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Thread #63880 Message #1041776
Posted By: Amos
25-Oct-03 - 07:41 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: How Barbary Pirates Learned Their Trade
Subject: RE: Folklore: How Barbary Pirates Learned Their Trade
It's the name of one of the major tribes of Morocco, whose historic center is in the Atlas mountains of northeastern Morocco. They were renowned as fighters and were one of the major alliances that enabled Hassan I to unify the country.