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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations
gambijský
gambialainen

Gambian

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

adjgambisch
nGambier(in) m(f)
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But I had more to investigate beyond the interesting sights - and smells - of the market, including our home for the next five days, the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa, half an hour away on the Gambian coast.
IZMIR, July 13, 2011 (TUR) -- Gambian Ambassador in Ankara Gibril Joof said that his country would gladly vote for Turkey's western Izmir province which was a candidate to host Expo 2020.
"We hope that we have given the chance for Gambian children to be involved in a project which will help improve their lives and their passion for football." She said 300 people were at each game and the final day attracted a crowd of more than 1,000.
During the meeting, the ambassador conveyed greetings and wishes of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said to the Gambian President and to the friendly people of Gambia.
A CELEBRATION of Gambian culture takes place in the capital this week.
An extensive survey of the literature on civil-military relations and the causes of coups d'etat reifies the theoretical framework proposed for discussing the Gambian case (chapter 2).
Twelve people of various nationalities were arrested after investigators discovered the drugs in an underground bunker in a warehouse outside the Gambian capital, Banjul.
During their visit the five Gambian lecturers will take part in curriculum development, join student placements, and take part in personal development planning workshops.
About 20 pupils of Spring Grove Junior, Infant and Nursery School in Springwood took part in the session with Gambian drummer Saliou Bah.
After getting into character by slipping on Gambian clothing, we made the short journey to Tanji with Ida to gather ingredients for Benachin, a rice-based West African dish that can be made with either beef, chicken or fish and translates as 'one pot'.
Baking hot: Andy Walker (second left) and his group dressed in traditional Gambian attire, ready for their homecooking experience.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced after a meeting with his Gambian counterpart in Banjul, the capital city of Gambia, that Iran and the African state have reached good agreements on mutual cooperation.