Pronunciation: (sen"i-gôl', -gäl'), [key]
1. a republic in W Africa: independent member of the French Community; formerly part of French West Africa. 5,400,000; 76,084 sq. mi. (197,057 sq. km). Cap.: Dakar.
2. a river in W Africa, flowing NW from E Mali to the Atlantic at St. Louis. ab. 1000 mi. (1600 km) long. French, Sé•né•gal Pronunciation: (sā-nā-gal'). [key]
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