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The Lebu (Lebou, Lébou) are a subgroup of Wolof in Senegal, West Africa, living on the peninsula of Cap-Vert, site of Dakar. The Lebu are primarily a fishing community, but they have a substantial business in construction supplies and real estate.[1][2] They speak Lebu Wolof, which is closely related to Wolof proper but is not intelligible with it.

  1. ^ Keese, Alexander, "Ethnicity and the Colonial State: Finding and Representing Group Identifications in a Coastal West African and Global Perspective (1850–1960)", BRILL (2015), p. 94, ISBN 9789004307353[1]
  2. ^ Gellar, Sheldon (2020). Senegal: An African Nation Between Islam And The West, Second Edition. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-000-31124-2.

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