[ bam-uh-koh; French ba-ma-koh ]
/ ˈbæm əˌkoʊ; French ba maˈkoʊ /
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a city in and the capital of Mali: inland port on the Niger River.
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How to use Bamako in a sentence

  • From Bamako, Mali, the Diabaté family are known as pioneers of Guinean pop.

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  • Your followers were in control for a time in Mopti and Bamako, but they're falling away because of lack of direction.

    Border, Breed Nor Birth|Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • In Bamako they had to wait for an end to the rainy season so roads would be passable.

    Black Man's Burden|Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • At Dakar they were shipped through Senegal to Bamako by narrow gauge railroad which ran periodically.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bamako

/ (ˌbæməˈkəʊ) /

the capital of Mali, in the south, on the River Niger. Pop: 1 379 000 (2005 est)
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