- a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
- a Niger-Congo language of the Mande branch spoken by the Mende people.
- a department in S France. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km). Capital: Mende.
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Examples from the Web for mende
The drive from Mende to the plateau of Sauveterre is a curious experience.
Get to St. nimie we can, we will, we must, without making the round by railway to Mende.'
It is probable that Richelieu, with the Bishop of Mende at his elbow, shared these sentiments.
The Bishop of Mende was a very different person from the austere Oratorian.
Buckingham hated all the French, but his chief enemy was the Bishop of Mende.
- a department of S central France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Mende. Pop: 74 234 (2003 est). Area: 5180 sq km (2020 sq miles)
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