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The Masalit (masara in Masalit; Arabicماساليت) are a people of Darfur in western Sudan and Wadai in eastern Chad. They speak Masalit, a Nilo-Saharan language of the Maba group. They numbered about 250,000 in 1983.
Between 1884 and 1921 they established a state called Dar Masalit.