n. member of people who live in sections of West Africa (Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Gambia); member of a Mandingo people; language spoken by the Mandinka

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mandinka — [mən dɪŋkə] noun (plural same or Mandinkas) 1》 a member of a West African people living mainly in Senegal, Gambia, and Sierra Leone. 2》 the Mande language of the Mandinka. Origin the name in Mandinka …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mandinka — noun (plural Mandinka or Mandinkas) Date: 1934 Malinke …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Mandinka — noun /manˈdɪŋkə/ a) A people of West Africa. b) The language spoken by these people, of the group of the language family …   Wiktionary

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