Mande: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (män'dā), [key]
— n.
  1. a branch of the Niger-Congo subfamily of languages, spoken in western Africa and including Mende, Malinke, Bambara, and Kpelle.
  2. a member of any of the peoples who speak these languages.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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