a branch of Niger-Congo that comprises a large number of languages, as Efik, Tiv, and the Bantu languages, spoken in central and southern Africa.
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British Dictionary definitions for Benue-Congo
a branch of the Niger-Congo family of African languages, consisting of the Bantu languages together with certain other languages of W Africa
relating or belonging to this group of languages
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