Pronunciation: (u-fär'),[key] —adv. from, at, or to a distance; far away (usually fol. by off): He saw the castle afar off.
—n. from afar, from a long way off: The princess saw him riding toward her from afar.
Pronunciation: (ä'fär),[key] —n., —pl.A•fars, A•fa•raPronunciation: (u-fär'u),[key](esp. collectively)A•farfor 1. 1. a member of a nomadic Muslim people living in Eritrea, Djibouti, and northern Ethiopia.
2. the Northern Cushitic language spoken by the Afars. Also called Danakil.