West Atlantic

West Atlantic

noun
a group of languages of W Africa constituting a branch of the Niger-Congo subfamily of languages, and including Fulani and Wolof.
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West Atlantic
 
n
1.  the W part of the Atlantic Ocean, esp the N Atlantic around North America
2.  a branch of the Niger-Congo family of African languages, spoken in Senegal and in scattered areas eastwards, including Fulani and Wolof
 
adj
3.  relating to or belonging to this group of languages

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