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Tamasna (Berber:Tamesna, ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵙⵏⴰ, Arabic: تامسنا) is a historical region between Bou Regreg and Tensift in Morocco. It includes the modern regions of Chaouia, Doukkala, Abda, Rhamna, Sraghna and Chiadma. The indigenous population is that of Barghwata who were driven by the Almohads who installed the Bedouin Arabs.[1][2]

Tamasna

تامسنا
ⵜⴰⵎⴻⵙⵏⴰ
Historical region
Barghwata people (blue).
Barghwata people (blue).
CountryMorocco

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ S. Lévy, Pour une histoire linguistique du Maroc, dans Peuplement et arabisation au Maghreb occidental: dialectologie et histoire, 1998, pp.11-26 ([[:fr:Spécial:Ouvrages de référence/8486839858|ISBN 84-86839-85-8]])
  2. ^ cf. Marçais, Les Arabes en Berbérie, p. 523 sq. et 532 sq.