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Definition of the noun malian

What does malian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Malians

  1. a native or inhabitant of Mali
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: African = a native or inhabitant of Africa
    • member of: French Sudan / Mali / Republic of Mali = a landlocked republic in northwestern Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960

Alternative definition of the noun malian


  1. A person from Mali or of Malian descent.

Definition of the adjective malian

What does malian mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Mali or its people


Malian a.k.a. Mali, officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres. The population of Mali is 14.5 million. Its capital is Bamako.

  • also known as جمهورية مالي, רפובליקת מאלי, Malí, 马里共和国, French Sudan, Republic of Mali
  • founded on (54 years ago)
  • part of Africa, West Africa
  • instance of: African country / African nation = any one of the countries occupying the African continent
  • parts:
  • member: Malian = a native or inhabitant of Mali
  • read more about Mali (country)

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Google previewPublic Islam and the Common Good (2004)

by Armando Salvatore, Dale F. Eickelman

Although this public sphere is perhaps more vibrant in urban areas, it also extends into some of the far reaches of the country where for many people to be Malian means to be Muslim. The public sphere has, if anything, helped to foster a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mali (2008)

by Pascal James Imperato, Gavin H. Imperato

For many years, Malian men have seasonally migrated to the employment markets of the Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Liberia. Significant numbers, especially of the Sarakolé from western ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen) (2017)

by Hsain Ilahiane

by Said Sadi; Libya deports Malian Tuareg; Union du Maghrib Arabe (UMA) entered into by Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia. 1990 Front ...

Google previewDictionary of African Biography (2012)

by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven

zone, introducing the Malian franc, to control export and trade. The US-RDA took the ensuing protests from middle-class traders as an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Networks (2011)

by George A. Barnett

Malian culture is communal, with visiting, festivals, ceremonies, arts, and sports providing key social outlets. Malian society is comprised of a variety of geographic areas, ethnic groups, and regional cultures, with the most dominant group being ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World (2003)

VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd

Djelimady Tounkara, long-time guitarist for the Super Rail Band, is the foremost Malian guitarist in the Mande style - a style based around the use of 'a full diatonic scale with a number of characteristic chromatic passing notes' (Eyre 1997).

Google previewConflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia by Sara E. Phang, Iain Spence Ph.D., Douglas Kelly Ph.D., Peter Londey Ph.D.

Malian. (Active. ca. 480). Ephialtes, son of Eurydemus of Malis was the man who told Xerxes about the Anopaea path, enabling him to outflank the stubborn Greek defense at Thermopylae. According to Herodotus, Ephialtes was motivated by ...

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