Pronounced Pron. /ˈmɑːli/ (English)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 4/24/2017
Mali, officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa.The name Mali is taken from the name of the Mali Empire. The name was originally derived from the Mandinka or Bambara word mali, meaning “hippopotamus”, but it eventually came to mean "the place where the king lives".