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[men-dee] /ˈmɛn di/

noun, plural Mendes (especially collectively) Mende for 1.
a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
a Niger-Congo language of the Mande branch spoken by the Mende people.
[law-zer] /lɔˈzɛr/
a department in S France. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
Capital: Mende.
/French lɔzɛr/
a department of S central France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Mende. Pop: 74 234 (2003 est). Area: 5180 sq km (2020 sq miles)


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