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Mossi

[ mos-ee ]
/ ˈmɒs i /
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noun, plural Mos·sis, (especially collectively) Mos·si for 1.
an agricultural people of Africa living mainly in Burkina Faso.
Also called Mo·ré [muh-rey] /məˈreɪ/ . the language of the Mossi people, a Gur language of the Niger-Congo family.
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How to use Mossi in a sentence

  • He also succeeded in capturing Jenne and attacked the Mossi and other enemies on all sides.

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British Dictionary definitions for Mossi

Mossi
/ (ˈmɒsɪ) /

noun
plural -sis or -si a member of a Negroid people of W Africa, living chiefly in Burkina Faso: noted for their use of cowry shells as currency and for their trading skill
the language of this people, belonging to the Gur branch of the Niger-Congo family
Also called: Moore
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