Bambara

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noun Bam·ba·ra \bam-ˈbär-ə\

Definition of Bambara

plural

Bambara

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Bambaras

  1. 1 :  a member of an African people of the upper Niger

  2. 2 :  a Mande language of the Bambara people

Origin and Etymology of bambara

Arabic bambāra, probably ultimately from Bambara bamana, a self-designation


First Known Use: 1764


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