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[sen-i-gam-bee-uh] /ˌsɛn ɪˈgæm bi ə/
a region in W Africa between the Senegal and Gambia rivers, now mostly in Senegal.
a confederation of Senegal and the Gambia, formed in 1982.
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Senegambian, adjective Unabridged
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  • In the heat of its climate Senegambia ranks with Egypt and Nubia.

  • Sancho, a stringed instrument from Senegambia, Western Africa.

  • Thus no little progress has been made in consolidating the French possessions in Senegambia with those on the coast of Guinea.

  • "The world has not the equals of Senegambia for beauty," said Van Dorn.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • No doubt it was some part of the coast of Senegambia, but what one?

    Cord and Creese James de Mille
  • In Senegambia the women live by themselves, rarely with their husbands, and their sex is virtually a clique.

    Sex and Society William I. Thomas
  • The chief trade of Senegambia is in the gums which the acacia forests yield.

  • Their Flora, however, offers no special character, and does not materially differ from that of Guinea and Senegambia.

    The Desert World Arthur Mangin
  • They are also nearer to the same than they are to the Blacks of the Senegambia.

    Man and His Migrations R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham
  • To the north-west, it is bounded by the mountains of Senegambia; to the north-east, by those of Abyssinia.

    The Desert World Arthur Mangin
British Dictionary definitions for Senegambia


a region of W Africa, between the Senegal and Gambia Rivers: now mostly in Senegal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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