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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A closely related group of Kwa languages, including Ewe and Fon, that are spoken in coastal Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A family of closely related languages, such as Ewe and Fon, spoken near the south coast of western Africa.


Gbe, language, voice.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the word gbe, meaning "language" in these languages (Wiktionary)



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