A branch of the Niger-Congo language family in the Volta-Congo group. Its eastern division contains the Bantu languages.
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(Languages) a branch of the Niger-Congo family of African languages, consisting of the Bantu languages together with certain other languages of W Africa
(Languages) relating or belonging to this group of languages
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Be•nue-Con•go(ˈbeɪ nweɪˈkɒŋ goʊ)
a language family of central and S Africa, a branch of the Niger-Congo family, that includes the Bantu family and other languages of Nigeria and Cameroon.
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