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Man·din·ka

 (măn-dĭng′kə)
n. pl. Mandinka or Man·din·kas
1. A member of a Mande people inhabiting Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Senegal.
2. The Mande language of this people.

[Mandinka Mandiŋka : Mandiŋ, the traditional name of the Mande homeland; see Mande + -ka, person of a certain nationality or tribe.]

Ma•lin•ke

(məˈlɪŋ keɪ, -ki)

n., pl. -kes, (esp. collectively) -ke.
1. a member of an African people of Senegambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, the Ivory Coast, and Mali.
2. a group of dialects, varying in mutual intelligibility, of the Mande language shared by the Malinke, Bambara, and other peoples.
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