Malagasy

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Malagasy

pertaining to the biogeographical subregion formed by Madagascar and its surrounding islands (corresponding to Madagascan). see BIOGEOGRAPHICAL REGION.
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Malagasies are superstitious, and they believe that the Sacred Baobab once helped the king and his army from invaders.
For those of East African origin in Madagascar, who were referred to by the Malagasies as "Mosambika" and "Makoa" their slave status and African origin were closely linked, and the stigma has persisted to the present day.
Furthermore, contended the French embassy, taken together, mixed-race Malagasies, Algerians, and Moroccans constituted less than a quarter of the remaining non-metropolitan force and were besides entirely different from the Negro race.
the Malagasies looking at it indifferently, those black-