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Senegalese

[sen-i-gaw-leez, -lees, -guh-] /ˌsɛn ɪ gɔˈliz, -ˈlis, -gə-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the republic of Senegal.
noun, plural Senegalese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Senegal.
Origin of Senegalese
1915-1920
1915-20; Senegal + -ese
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  • He had had not more than a couple of dozen porters and a corporal's guard of Senegalese soldiers.

    Van Bibber and Others Richard Harding Davis
  • The French troops were steady enough, but the Senegalese broke in.

  • In the next carriage the black face of a wounded Senegalese looked out, unearthly in the moonlight.

  • The Senegalese shrugged his shoulders and turned away from the flood of English.

    The A.E.F. Heywood Broun
  • And everywhere was color; there are no people on earth more color conscious than the Senegalese.

    Border, Breed Nor Birth Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for Senegalese

Senegalese

/ˌsɛnɪɡəˈliːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Senegal or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Senegal
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