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[mos-ee] /ˈmɒs i/
noun, plural Mossis (especially collectively) Mossi for 1.
an agricultural people of Africa living mainly in Burkina Faso.
Also called Moré. the language of the Mossi people, a Gur language of the Niger-Congo family. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He also succeeded in capturing Jenne and attacked the Mossi and other enemies on all sides.

    The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois
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(pl) -sis, -si. a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in Burkina Faso: noted for their use of cowry shells as currency and for their trading skill
the language of this people, belonging to the Gur branch of the Niger-Congo family
Also called Moore
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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