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Gam·bi·aor 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.
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(Placename) of or relating to Gambia or its inhabitants
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Gambia
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Gambia
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|Noun||1.||Gambian - a native or inhabitant of Gambia |
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
|Adj.||1.||Gambian - of or relating to or characteristic of Gambia or its inhabitants; "Gambian game parks"|
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B. N → gambiano/a m/f
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