Definition of Mandara

1. Noun. A Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon; has only two vowels.

Exact synonyms: Wandala
Generic synonyms: Biu-mandara



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandara

Manchurian haemorrhagic fever
Manchurian typhus
Manchurians
Manchus
Mancona bark
Mancs
Mancunian
Mancunians
Manda
Mandaean
Mandaeanism
Mandaeans
Mandaeism
Mandaic
Mandalay
Mandara
Mandarin
Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin dialect
Mandate of Heaven
Mandchuria
Mande
Mandeali
Mandean
Mandeanism
Mandela
Mandelamine
Mandelbrot
Mandelbrot set
Mandelin's reagent

Literary usage of Mandara

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1. Descriptive Ethnology by Robert Gordon Latham (1859)
"The mandara.— The tribes between the mandara and the ... and Bagirmi ; Bagirmi by mandara. mandara will lead to ..."

2. Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa: Being a Journal of an by Heinrich Barth (1896)
"... mandara. November 25th, 1851. Ten days after having returned to our ... or, as the Kanuri call it, mandara, was mentioned as the direct object of the ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"executive by the constitution, or to direct the manner of its performance. mandara, an independent kingdom of central Africa, ..."

4. Sultan to Sultan: Adventures Among the Masai and Other Tribes of East Africa by Mary French-Sheldon (1892)
"SUT/TAN mandara OF MOSCHI. T would be impossible to narrate half of the rumors current as to the extremely crafty and atrocious deeds of the ambitious, ..."

5. Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa: In the by Dixon Denham, Hugh Clapperton, Walter Oudney, Abraham V. Salamé, Robert Brown, Carl Dietrich Eberhard König (1826)
"XIX. mandara Vocabulary, taken from the mouth of Achmet mandara, a slave of the Sheikh of Bornou. ..."

6. Scouting for Stanley in East Africa by Thomas Stevens (1890)
"mandara OF MOSCHI. E reached the confines of Moschi in a warm, pattering rain ... The number of women and children it contains is not known even to mandara, ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"It was, however, a great mistake, because mandara ruled over a very small tract of land, and only up to 6000 feet altitude, and being at constant war with ..."

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