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n. pl. Mandingo or Man·din·gos also Man·din·goes
See Mande.

[Mande mandeŋga, from mandeŋ, Mande; see Mande.]
References in classic literature ?
It arrived in Senegal, penetrated to the Fonta-Jallon, visited the Foullah and Mandingo populations, and returned to England without further results.
Soft glowing lights on the fir tree in the corner of the cosy lounge; old friends well met; cards on the mantelpiece; mince pies; crackling logs in the hearth; the kids racing about the place like full blooded Mandingos on heat at 5am.
La historiografia occidental destaca erroneamente a Tristao como el descubridor de Guinea Bissau, sin tener en cuenta que desde mucho antes de su llegada, el territorio estaba habitado por mandingos, fulas, balantos y otros variados grupos etnicos.
Moslem Mandingos were targeted, and a number of houses, churches, mosques, and commercial properties were burnt down, mostly in Monrovia but also in Kakata.
Land disputes between Mandingos and other ethnic groups in Lofa, Nimba, and Bong counties were being resolved; and no violence erupted surrounding any of these problems.
When NPFL forces succeeded in occupying Nimba County, they extracted a terrible revenge on Mandingos.
Members of the Gio and Mano tribes have been massacred by government troops because they are considered supporters of the forces attempting to topple Doe; in turn, rebel troops have attacked members of Doe's Krahn tribe and of the Mandingos, a mercantile tribe considered too accommodating to Doe.
In rural areas, tension between Muslim Mandingos and ethnic Lormas, Kissi, and Gbandi eased considerably, but tension remained high in Nimba County between Gias, Manos, and Mandingos.
Specifically, there was tension between ethnic Mandingos, who are predominantly Muslim, and ethnic Lormas, Kisii, and Gbandi, who are a mix of Christian, Muslim, and animist.