Temne

noun
Tem·​ne | \ ˈtemnē \
variants: or Timne \ ˈtim-​ \
plural Temne or Temnes or Timne or Timnes

Definition of Temne

1a : a people of the interior of Sierra Leone in western Africa
b : a member of the Temne people
2 : a West-Atlantic language of the Temne people

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“Temne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Temne. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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