Senegal

geographical name
Sen·​e·​gal | \ ˌse-ni-ˈgȯl How to pronounce Senegal (audio) , -ˈgäl, ˈse-ni-ˌgȯl, -ˌgäl\

Definition of Senegal

1 river 1015 miles (1633 kilometers) long in western Africa flowing from Fouta Djallon northwest and west into the Atlantic
2 country in western Africa on the Atlantic; a republic of the French Community, formerly a territory of French West Africa; capital Dakar area 75,955 square miles (196,722 square kilometers), population 15,021,000

Note: Senegal surrounds the country of Gambia on the north, south, and east.

Other Words from Senegal

Senegalese \ ˌse-​ni-​gə-​ˈlēz How to pronounce Senegalese (audio) , -​ˈlēs \ adjective or noun

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