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  • adjective Of or relating to Senegambia.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The first is Peace is everything by David Marantz (SIL), which looks at the Senegambian wordview and how it explains the daily religious-spiritual-magical practices that permeate all of life and perplex foreigners.

    West Africa Resources

  • Senegambian gulley may have been no more than the result of a granite eruption by Mount Pico on the Cape Verde island of Fogo; this volcano had erupted as recently as 1847 but since then had been considered extinct.

    The War with the Newts

  • The island of Gorée, off the Senegambian coast, became a staging area for Dutch trade in 1594–95.

    18th and Early 19th Centuries

  • By the 16th century, Kaabu was the dominant power in the Senegambian region.

    2. Regions

  • The kingdom of Salum's strategic location on the Salum River near the Senegambian coast enabled it to profit from the nearby salt deposits and the European slave trade.

    2. Regions

  • Influenced by the earlier example of Nasir al-Din, Maalik Sy waged a holy war of his own in the Senegambian region.

    18th and Early 19th Centuries

  • The great night arrived, and San Juan, dressed in its gala finery, wended its chattering way to the Senegambian séance.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • It is a cosmopolitan community, too -- as cosmopolitan as it can be and still retain its Senegambian motif.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • Ah, you should have seen Octavia's daughter, tired and little and dripping and frumpy, lift her chin and look through and through that impudent Senegambian!

    Little Miss By-The-Day

  • The word is either a corruption of "bandore" or "pandura" (_q. v._), an instrument of the guitar type, or is derived from "bania," the name of a similar primitive Senegambian instrument.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"


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