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Mandingo

[ man-ding-goh ]

noun

, plural Man·din·gos, Man·din·goes
  1. a member of any of a number of peoples forming an extensive linguistic group in western Africa.


Mandingo

/ mænˈdɪŋɡəʊ /

noun

  1. a former name for Mande Malinke


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Of all the families of the African stock, with the exception of the Kaffres, the Mandingo is the most widely spread.

The term Fanti, like the term Mandingo, has a double sense—a general and a specific signification.

Imperfect Mahometans, they are lighter-coloured than either the Wolof or the Mandingo.

South of the Gambia and north of the Pongos, the Mandingo tongues, though spoken in the interior, do not reach the coast.

The older Huron word for "tobacco" is derived from the Carib yuli, which itself is from a Mandingo word.

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