Definition of French West Africa in English:

French West Africa

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A former federation of French territories in NW Africa (1895–1959). Its constituent territories were Senegal, Mauritania, French Sudan (now Mali), Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Niger, French Guinea (now Guinea), Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), and Dahomey (now Benin).

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Pronunciation: ˈsiːtəʊs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly