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Gambia

Gam·bi·a

or The Gam·bi·a  (găm′bē-ə)
A country of western Africa lying along the Gambia River and surrounded, except for a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean, by Senegal. Once a part of the Mali Empire, it became a British crown colony in 1843 and a British protectorate in 1894. Gambia achieved independence in 1965. From 1982 to 1989 it formed with Senegal the Confederation of Senegambia. Banjul is the capital and the largest city.

Gam′bi·an adj. & n.

Gambian

(ˈɡæmbɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Gambia or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Gambia
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Gambia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gambian - a native or inhabitant of GambiaGambian - a native or inhabitant of Gambia  
Gambia, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia - a narrow republic surrounded by Senegal in West Africa
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Adj.1.Gambian - of or relating to or characteristic of Gambia or its inhabitants; "Gambian game parks"
Translations
gambijský
gambialainen

Gambian

[ˈgæmbɪən]
A. ADJgambiano
B. Ngambiano/a m/f

Gambian

adjgambisch
nGambier(in) m(f)
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