[mah-lee] /ˈmɑ li/
Republic of, a republic in W Africa: formerly a territory of France; gained independence 1960. 463,500 sq. mi. (120,000 sq. km).
a landlocked republic in West Africa: conquered by the French by 1898 and incorporated (as French Sudan) into French West Africa; became independent in 1960; settled chiefly in the basins of the Rivers Senegal and Niger in the south. Official language: French. Religion: Muslim majority, also animist. Currency: franc. Capital: Bamako. Pop: 15 968 882 (2013 est). Area: 1 248 574 sq km (482 077 sq miles) Former name (1898–1959) French Sudan
modern African nation, known by that name from 1959, formerly French Sudan. The name is that of a former African kingdom (13c.-14c.), perhaps from Malinke, name of an indigenous people of the region.
Republic in west Africa bordered by Algeria to the north and east, Niger to the east, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast to the south, Guinea to the southwest, Senegal and Mauritania to the west. Its capital is Bamako. It became an independent nation in 1960.
Note: During the Middle Ages, Mali formed a huge territorial empire, noted as a center of Islamic study and as a trade route for gold. Its center was Timbuktu.
A hardware memory device for logic programming computers with real time garbage collection.
[mal-uh-boo] /ˈmæl əˌbu/ noun 1. a lightweight, fiberglass-covered surfboard, usually about 10 feet (3 meters) long with a rounded nose and tail and a convex bottom for increased maneuverability. /ˈmælɪbuː/ noun 1. a lightweight surfboard, usually having a fin
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 4 H 6 O 5 , occurring in apples and other fruits and as an intermediate in animal metabolism. /ˈmælɪk; ˈmeɪ-/ noun 1. a colourless crystalline compound occurring in apples and other fruits. Formula: HOOCCH2CH(OH)COOH malic acid mal·ic acid (māl’ĭk, mā’lĭk) n. A colorless crystalline intermediate […]
[mal-is] /ˈmæl ɪs/ noun 1. desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on another, either because of a hostile impulse or out of deep-seated meanness: the malice and spite of a lifelong enemy. 2. Law. evil intent on the part of a person who commits a wrongful act injurious to others. /ˈmælɪs/ noun 1. the […]
noun, Law. 1. a predetermination to commit an unlawful act without just cause or provocation (applied chiefly to cases of first-degree murder). noun (criminal law) 1. the predetermination to do an unlawful act, esp to kill or seriously injure 2. the intent with which an unlawful killing is effected, which must be proved for the […]