- a province in the W Sudan. 191,650 sq. mi. (496,374 sq. km). Capital: El Fasher.
- a region of the W Sudan; an independent kingdom until conquered by Egypt in 1874; since 2003 conflict between the Janjaweed and rebel groups has left thousands dead and homeless
region in Sudan, named for its people, from Arabic dar, literally “house” + Fur, ethnic name of the indigenous African population.