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Niger–Congo

noun Ni·ger–Con·go \ˌnī-jər-ˈkäŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of NIGER-CONGO

:  a language family that includes the Mande and Kwa branches and that is spoken by most of the indigenous peoples of west, central, and south Africa

Origin of NIGER-CONGO

Niger (river) + Congo (river)
First Known Use: circa 1950

Rhymes with NIGER-CONGO

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