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West Atlantic

noun

  1. a group of languages of W Africa constituting a branch of the Niger-Congo subfamily of languages, and including Fulani and Wolof.


West Atlantic

noun

  1. the W part of the Atlantic Ocean, esp the N Atlantic around North America
  2. a branch of the Niger-Congo family of African languages, spoken in Senegal and in scattered areas eastwards, including Fulani and Wolof


adjective

  1. relating to or belonging to this group of languages

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Example Sentences

The Gola and the Kissi belong to the Mel (West Atlantic) ethnolinguistic group.

At the outbreak of the war, as we have seen, he was in charge of the West Atlantic Squadron.

This fact seems anything but convincing to us, accustomed to the weather signs of the west Atlantic seaboard.

Indeed we were expecting to hear of the presence of submarines in the West Atlantic throughout the whole of 1917.

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