Meaning of Songhai
Pronunciation: (song-gī'), [key]
— pl. -ghais, -ghai
- a member of a group of peoples living along the Niger River in the area of Timbuktu and Gao in Mali and in adjacent areas of Niger and Burkina Faso.
- a West African empire dominated by the Songhai that flourished in the 15th and 16th centuries.
- the Nilo-Saharan language of the Songhai.
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