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Mali

Ma·li

 (mä′lē)
A country of western Africa. The site of several powerful states, including the Mali (flourished 14th century) and the Songhai (flourished 15th-16th century), Mali became part of French West Africa in the 19th century and achieved independence in 1960. Bamako is the capital and the largest city.

Ma′li·an adj. & n.
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Mali

(ˈmɑːlɪ)
n
(Placename) a landlocked republic in West Africa: conquered by the French by 1898 and incorporated (as French Sudan) into French West Africa; became independent in 1960; settled chiefly in the basins of the Rivers Senegal and Niger in the south. Official language: French. Religion: Muslim majority, also animist. Currency: franc. Capital: Bamako. Pop: 15 968 882 (2013 est). Area: 1 248 574 sq km (482 077 sq miles). Former name (1898–1959): French Sudan
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Ma•li

(ˈmɑ li)

n.
Republic of, a republic in W Africa: formerly a territory of France; gained independence 1960. 10,429,124; 478,821 sq. mi. (1,240,140 sq. km). Cap.: Bamako. Formerly, French Sudan.
Ma′li•an, n., adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mali - a landlocked republic in northwestern AfricaMali - a landlocked republic in northwestern Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960; Mali was a center of West African civilization for more than 4,000 years
Bamako - the capital of Mali; located in the south on the Niger
Timbuktu - a city in central Mali near the Niger river; formerly famous for its gold trade
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Niger, Niger River - an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
Malian - a native or inhabitant of Mali
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If loving to sleep in a whole skin makes a man a coward, non immunes ab illis malis sumus .
'And by what sign didst thou know that we would beg from thee, O Mali?' said Kim tartly, using the name that a market-gardener least likes.
It should be noted, however, that scholars of democratic transition and consolidation such as Larry Diamond, Mark Plattner, and Zeric Kay Smith point out some flaws in Malis' democracy.
Finer in The Man on Horseback: The Role of the Military in Politics, and use the case study of the North West African country of Mali. We believe that any analysis of democratic civil --military relations must be attuned, as Finer's book so convincingly demonstrates, to the potential for a military coup to overthrow a democratic regime [1].
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