Definition of Gambia in US English:

Gambia

proper noun

  • 1A country on the coast of West Africa; population 2,000,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Banjul; languages, English (official), Malinke and other indigenous languages, and Creole.

    Gambia consists of a narrow strip of territory on either side of the Gambia River that forms an enclave in Senegal. It was created a British colony in 1843 and became a republic in 1970. It was an independent member of the Commonwealth from1965 to 2013

  • 2A river in West Africa that rises near Labé in Guinea and flows for 500 miles (800 km) through Senegal and Gambia to meet the Atlantic Ocean at Banjul.

Pronunciation

Gambia

/ˈɡæmbiə//ˈɡambēə/