At or to a distance: our hero traveled afar for months he had loved her from afar
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- Those who had travelled from afar were allowed to carry home their treasures.
- We drove fast, in case they thought to pull out their six-guns and drill us from afar.
- I'd intended to be mature and sedate and demure and just wistfully watch the young guests from afar.
Middle English of feor 'from far'.
1 (plural same or Afars) A member of a people living in Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
- There are two major ethnic groups in Djibouti, the Afars (sometimes also called the Danakil) and the Somalis.
- Moreover, beginning in 1991, tensions between Afars and the Issa-dominated government resulted in an Afar rebellion.
- The Afars are mostly nomadic pastoralists whose grazing area extends from eastern and southern Eritrea into Ethiopia.
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Relating to the Afar or their language.
- Bribing his way by caravan over the wastelands of the Afar province, he is not amused by the locals.
- Ethiopian officials warned yesterday of an impending tragedy in the drought-stricken Afar region.
- Today, the region is the home of the semi-nomadic Afar people.
from Afar qafar.