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North America
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Arabic has roots in North America that extend at least as far back as when Muslim slaves were brought from West Africa. In the late 19th and early 20th century, Arab immigrants (largely Christia…

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Kirk Belnap, “North America”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0232>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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