Mali

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geographical name Ma·li \ ˈmä-lē , 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 478,652 square miles (1,239,709 square kilometers), population 14,500,000

Malian

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