Ba·​gir·​mi | \ bəˈgirmē \
plural Bagirmi or Bagirmis

Definition of Bagirmi

1a : a people living southeast of Lake Chad in the central Sudan
b : a member of such people
2 : a Central Sudanic language of the Bagirmi people

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First Known Use of Bagirmi

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Bagirmi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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