a Mande language that is used as a trade language in the upper Niger drainage basin in Africa.
a member of an agricultural, Mande-speaking people of Mali.
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How to use Bambara in a sentence
Like other legumes, the Bambara groundnut is packed with protein.These six foods may become more popular as the planet warms | Anna Gibbs | May 9, 2022 | Science News
He was forced to start for Bambara alone, and destitute of resources.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne
"Bambara reminds me of baboons," he went on loudly and rapidly, checking an incipient remark from Mr. Deeley.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon | Richard Connell
"Oh, Bambara," said Mr. Deeley feebly; his assurance seemed to crumple.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon | Richard Connell
Among the minor exports is that of Bambara or sea-slugs, which are sent to Hong-Kong and Singapore.
The Bambara themselves are perhaps only a distinct branch of the original Mandingo stock.
British Dictionary definitions for Bambara
plural -ra or -ras a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in Mali and by the headwaters of the River Niger in Guinea
the language of this people, belonging to the Mande branch of the Niger-Congo family
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