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Type River & Country
Scripts Сенегал(Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. sehn-i-GAHL(English)
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Meaning & History

From Portuguese, possibly from the name of the Berber Zenaga people of northern Senegal. This is the name of a river in western Africa, and a country named after it. It gained independence from France in 1960.
Other Languages & CulturesSénégal(French) Senegaal(Wolof)
Same SpellingSénégal
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