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Fou·ta Djal·lon

also Fu·ta Jal·lon  (fo͞o′tə jə-lōn′, fo͞o′tä jä-lôN′)
A mountainous region of northwest Guinea. It is the source of the headwaters of the Gambia, Niger, and Senegal Rivers.
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