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Meaning of "Senghor" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SENGHOR

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PRONUNCIATION OF SENGHOR

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SENGHOR

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Senghor is a noun.
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WHAT DOES SENGHOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Léopold Sédar Senghor

Léopold Sédar Senghor was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal. Senghor was the first African elected as a member of the Académie française. Before independence, he founded the political party called the Senegalese Democratic Bloc. He is regarded by many as one of the most important African intellectuals of the 20th century.

Definition of Senghor in the English dictionary

The definition of Senghor in the dictionary is Léopold Sédar. 1906–2001, Senegalese statesman and writer; president of Senegal.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SENGHOR

Seneca
seneca snakeroot
senecio
senectitude
Senefelder
senega
senega snakeroot
Senegal
Senegalese
Senegambia
Senegambia Confederation

WORDS THAT END LIKE SENGHOR

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camphor
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crown and anchor
Hathor
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khor
markhor
metaphor
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Synonyms and antonyms of Senghor in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Senghor» into 25 languages

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桑戈尔
1,325 millions of speakers

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Senghor
570 millions of speakers

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Senghor
510 millions of speakers

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सेंघोर
380 millions of speakers
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سنغور
280 millions of speakers

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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
180 millions of speakers

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サンゴール
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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सेन्घर
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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Senghor
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SENGHOR»

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In Senghor's Shadow: Art, Politics, and the Avant-Garde in ...
A study of art in post-independence Senegal. "There is no book on any contemporary African art that even comes close to the richness and sophistication of this text."--Christopher Steiner, author of "African Art in Transit"
Elizabeth Harney, 2004
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A Philosophy at the Crossroads: The Shifting Concept of ...
In this dissertation, I re-read Leopold Sedar Senghor's concept of Negritude and I re-define it as a Negro-nationalist movement that crosses spatial and temporal borders.
Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Thiam, 2007
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The Collected Poetry
This bilingual edition of Senghor's complete poems made his work available for the first time to English-speaking audiences.
Léopold Sédar Senghor, 1998
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Léopold Sédar Senghor: From Politics to Poetry
William Kluback has put together a book of imagined conversations based on the poetical and philosophical ideas of Léopold Sédar Senghor, president of Senegal (1960-1980).
William Kluback, 1997
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Postcolonial African Writers: A Bio-bibliographical Critical ...
This reference book surveys the richness of postcolonial African literature.
Siga Fatima Jagne, Pushpa Naidu Parekh, 2012
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The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial ...
Senghor, “Comments,” 88. 113. Verdier, Homme de couleur, i–ii, x. 114. Among them were R. P. Aupais, André Gide, Henri Labouret, Pierre Do-Dinh, Jacques Roumain, Airanio Coutinho, Jean-Price Mars, Toxaburo Dan, and L. S. Senghor.
Gary Wilder, 2005
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Colonialism: an international, social, cultural, and ...
Foremost among them was the poet and statesman Léopold Sédar Senghor. Prominent after 1946, Senghor sought a synthesis between the French and Senegalese cultures. He endeavored to have full French citizenship rights extended to ...
Melvin Eugene Page, Penny M. Sonnenburg, 2003
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The African Philosophy Reader
The full force of Senghor's criticism of European culture appears, oddly enough, in connection with his account of that part of European culture, of European thought in particular, which he feels is indispensable for the development of Negritude ...
Pieter Hendrik Coetzee, A. P. J. Roux, 1998
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Encyclopedia of the Developing World
In 1948, Senghor formed the Bloc Democratie Senegalais which promoted a type of "African socialism," based on traditional village cooperation, religious faith, and a new nationalism. That same year, he and Alioune Diop launched Presence ...
Thomas M. Leonard, 2006
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Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance: K-Y
Senghor is sometimes compared to Martin Luther King Jr. with regard to religious fervor and activism; such comparisons must have pleased Senghor, who admired King and who consistently preached universal tolerance throughout a long ...
Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SENGHOR»

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FARBA SENGHOR MAINTIENT SES PROPOS DEVANT L …
Farba Senghor persiste et signe sur les accusations qu'il a portées à l'encontre de Modou Diagne Fada et Cie. L'ancien ministre, à travers un communiqué ... «Sud Quotidien, Jun 15»
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Can the prison system be transformed? Shaka Senghor and #Cut50
Shaka Senghor spent seven out of his 19 years in prison in solitary confinement, known to other inmates as 'the hole' or 'administrative segregation' in the ... «Open Democracy, Mar 15»
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Senghor: Senegal won't surrender
Senegal FA boss, Augustin Senghor has said they have not given up hope of qualifying for the U-20 World Cup despite losing opening match to Nigeria. «Daily Sun, Mar 15»
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It's Time for Tech to Embrace Prison Reform
Shaka Senghor spent 19 years in prison for murder. Since his release in 2010, he's become a teacher at the University of Michigan, a published author, ... «Fast Company, Feb 15»
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Augustin Senghor répond à Bouba N'dour
Augustin Senghor répond à Bouba N'dour ... Vous avez beaucoup exagérer en parlant ainsi de Monsieur Senghor. Si chaque échec est assimilé à une manque ... «DakarActu, Feb 15»
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Regional Integration Is Possible in Africa, Dr Jeggan Senghor
Dr Jeggan C. Senghor, a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, shares his views ... «The Point, Jan 15»
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Moustapha Niasse : "Senghor fut un maître d'une discrète générosité"
Le président de l'Assemblée nationale, Moustapha Niasse, a salué, lundi à Dakar, la mémoire du premier président sénégalais Léopold Sédar Senghor, ''un ... «DakarActu, Nov 14»
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Shaka Senghor Doesn't Let Mistakes Define Him
Shaka Senghor is a motivational speaker, a Director's Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and the author of six books. At age 19 ... «NationSwell, Oct 14»
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How Can Someone Move Beyond Murder?
About Shaka Senghor's Talk. At the age of 19, Shaka Senghor was jailed for shooting and killing a man. That event started his years-long journey to redemption. «NPR, Sep 14»
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Senegal vow to beat Egypt on return to Leopold Senghor
Almost two years after they last played on their home field, Senegal players want to give their supporters a cheerful return when they take on Egypt on Friday in ... «Ahram Online, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Senghor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/senghor>. May 2019 ».
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