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Senegambia

(sĕn'ĭgăm`bēə, –gäm`–), short-lived (1982–89) confederation of SenegalSenegal
, officially Republic of Senegal, republic (2015 est. pop. 13,975,000), 76,124 sq mi (197,161 sq km), W Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Mauritania in the north, by Mali in the east, and by Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in the south.
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 and The GambiaGambia, The
, officially Republic of The Gambia, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,978,000), 4,361 sq mi (11,295 sq km), W Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and surrounded on the remaining three sides by Senegal. The capital is Banjul.
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Senegambia

a region of W Africa, between the Senegal and Gambia Rivers: now mostly in Senegal
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Cruise O'Brien and Christian Coulon (eds.), Charisma and Brotherhood in African Islam, Oxford University Press, 1988, 135-155; Savishinsky, "The Baye Faal in the Senegambia," 211-219.
Aka, The Continued Search for Appropriate Structure for Governance and Development in Africa in the 21st Century: The Senegambia Confederation in Historical and Comparative Perspective, 47 CAL.
Ainda Alencastro, ao falar de um lancado na Senegambia, no seculo anterior, faz-nos pensar que mais importante do que transitar e compreender a lingua dos proprios capturados seria manusear a lingua das chefias e agentes do comercio.
After New York, the next stop was the Cape Verde islands, a Portuguese archipelago off the Senegambia coast.
Similarly, half the people leaving from Senegambia went to the French Caribbean.
And we, we answer: Presents, O Guelowar!" Describing the bravery of Charles de Gaulle by way of reference to the fearless precolonial warriors of the Senegambia region of West Africa, the poem--which Senghor wrote in a German prison camp in occupied France--posits the revolutionary idea that France and its African colonies will stand on equal ground following the war, and that Africa and Europe will be best served by working together for a better future.
(23.) Shell-Duncan B et al., Dynamics of change in the practice of female genital cutting in Senegambia: testing predictions of social convention theory, Social Science & Medicine, 2011, 73(8):1275-1283.