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MALI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Mali mean? 

MALI (noun)
  The noun MALI has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: MALI used as a noun is very rare.


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MALI (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

French Sudan; Mali; Republic of Mali

Instance hypernyms:

African country; African nation (countries occupying the African continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Mali"):

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)

Niger; Niger River (an African river; flows into the South Atlantic)

Meronyms (members of "Mali"):

Malian (a native or inhabitant of Mali)

Holonyms ("Mali" is a part of...):

Africa (the second largest continent; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean)


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