French West Africa

geographical name

Definition of French West Africa

former federation of French dependencies in western Africa consisting of Dahomey, French Guinea, French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Upper Volta

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“French West Africa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20West%20Africa. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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