Nilotic

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Nilotic

1. of or relating to the Nile
2. of, relating to, or belonging to a tall Negroid pastoral people inhabiting the S Sudan, parts of Kenya and Uganda, and neighbouring countries
3. relating to or belonging to the group of languages spoken by the Nilotic peoples
4. a group of languages of E Africa, including Luo, Dinka, and Masai, now generally regarded as belonging to the Chari-Nile branch of the Nilo-Saharan family
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The Dinka (Jieng) and the Nuer (Naath) are Nilotes from southern Sudan.
One may add that increased regional desertification puts added stress on traditional grazing territories of Arabs and Nilotes that intensify such local conflicts that result in raids for cattle and lands.
The incidence and degree of the so-called Negroid features varied [during the period of ancient Egypt history], just as they do now among modern Ethiopians and Nilotes.