Mande

noun

Man·​de ˈmän-ˌdā How to pronounce Mande (audio)
män-ˈdā
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: a branch of the Niger-Congo language family spoken primarily in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, and Burkina Faso

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mande was in 1883

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“Mande.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mande. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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