Dyula

noun

Dyu·​la
dēˈülə,
ˈdyü-
plural Dyula or Dyulas
1
a
: a people who live widely scattered among other peoples in the Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, and neighboring parts of West Africa, many of whom are active traders
b
: a member of such people
2
: a Mande language of the Dyula people that is widely used as a trade language in the Ivory Coast and Upper Volta compare mandingo

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“Dyula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dyula. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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