Mande

noun
Man·​de | \ ˈmän-ˌdā How to pronounce Mande (audio) , män-ˈdā\

Definition of Mande

1 : mandingo
2 : a branch of the Niger-Congo language family spoken primarily in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, and Burkina Faso

First Known Use of Mande

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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