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Dogon

[doh-gon]
noun, plural Do·gons, (especially collectively) Do·gon for 1.
  1. a member of a group of indigenous people of the mountains of central Mali.
  2. the Gur language of the Dogon.
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  • He was a small man, clad only in a loincloth, and could well have been a Dogon himself.

    Black Man's Burden

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • But who in all the Dogon had ever witnessed such a juju man?

    Black Man's Burden

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • It is easy to conceive that such an epithet as dogon might get itself mixed up with the word dog, and so become an imprecation.

    The Hoosier Schoolmaster

    Edward Eggleston

  • The ten villages of the Dogon are perched on the rim of the Falaise de Bandiagara.

    Black Man's Burden

    Dallas McCord Reynolds

  • For long ages the Dogon have been led by the oldest members of the tribe, the Hogons.

    Black Man's Burden

    Dallas McCord Reynolds