- Mandingo is defined as people that live along the upper Niger River Valley in West Africa and to languages that are spoken in this region.
- A man living along the upper part of the Niger River Valley is an example of a Mandingo.
- The language Bambara is an example of Mandingo.
Mandingo definition by Webster's New World
Mandingo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Mandingo Mandingo or Man·din·gos also Man·din·goes
- A member of any of various peoples inhabiting a large area of the upper Niger River valley of western Africa.
- A group of closely related Mande languages including Bambara, Malinke, and Maninka, widely spoken in western Africa. Also called Mandekan.
Origin: Mandingo mandeᶇga, from mandi, Mande; see Mande .
Variant of Mandingo