Tombouctou

geographical name
Tom·​bouc·​tou | \ tōⁿ-bük-ˈtü How to pronounce Tombouctou (audio) \
variants: or traditionally Timbuktu \ ˌtim-​ˌbək-​ˈtü How to pronounce Timbuktu (audio) , tim-​ˈbək-​(ˌ)tü \

Definition of Tombouctou

town in central Mali population 55,000

Note: Tombouctou was once an important trade center on the Saharan camel caravan routes.

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