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Tamazight

 

a tribal group of the Berbers, living in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco. The Tamazights speak a dialect of the Berber language; many also speak Arabic. Their religion is Islam, and their basic occupations are mountain farming and goat and sheep raising. Some Tamazights work seasonally in the cities.

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