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"The art of music in the Soudan is confined to a peculiar caste of men called griots, who are from father to son itinerant musicians and composers of heroic songs."--Between Two Opinions (1881) by Pierre Loti

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  1. Country in Northeast Africa. Official name: Republic of the Sudan.
    Often used with the definite article "the".
  2. A climatic zone characterized by savannas and mosaic forests running in a belt just south of the Sahel in West and East Africa
  3. Mali, when it was under French colonial rule as Soudan.

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