geographical name
Ma·​li | \ ˈmä-lē How to pronounce Mali (audio) , ˈma- \

Definition of Mali

1 federation 1959–60 of Senegal and the Sudanese Republic
2 or formerly Sudanese Republic landlocked country in western Africa in the western Sahara, Sahel, and Sudan regions with the Tropic of Cancer crossing its northern tip; a republic; before 1958 it constituted French Sudan (a territory of France) ; capital Bamako area 478,841 square miles (1,240,192 square kilometers), population 18,430,000

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Malian \ ˈmä-​lē-​ən How to pronounce Malian (audio) , ˈma-​ \ adjective or noun

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“Mali.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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