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Bambara

Bambara

noun Bam·ba·ra \bam-ˈbär-ə\
plural Bambara or Bambaras

Definition of BAMBARA

1
:  a member of an African people of the upper Niger
2
:  a Mande language of the Bambara people

Origin of BAMBARA

Arabic bambāra, probably ultimately from Bambara bamana, a self-designation
First Known Use: 1851

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