Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Mande language spoken in southern Sierra Leone and eastern Liberia.
  • noun A member of a Mende-speaking people.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A large West African ethnic group, speakers of the Mende language, living primarily in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  • noun singular The language of the Mende people.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to the Mende people.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Mende language.

Etymologies

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

[Mende mεnde, ethnic self-designation.]

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