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Shangalla

SHANGALLA, or SHANKALLA, a name loosely applied by Abyssinians to the non-Arab and non-Abyssinian tribes living west of Gojam in the Abyssinian-Sudan frontier lands. The principal tribes included are the Legas, Bertat, Gumus, Kadalos and Sienetjo. In some tribes Galla blood appears to predominate; others are Negroids.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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