Definition of African. Meaning of African. Synonyms of African

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Definition of African

African
African Af"ri*can, n. A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
African
African Af"ri*can, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.] Of or pertaining to Africa. African hemp, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa and India. African marigold, a tropical American plant (Tagetes erecta). African oak or African teak, a timber furnished by Oldfieldia Africana, used in ship building.

Meaning of African from wikipedia

- Union African art African jazz (disambiguation) African cuisine African culture African languages African music African Union African Race The African (essay)...
- states in Africa originated from a process of decolonisation in the 20th century. African nations cooperate through the establishment of the African Union...
- a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African-American. Black and African Americans constitute the third largest racial and ethnic...
- economics and security The Sahel or “African Transition Zone” has been affected by many formative epochs in North African history ranging from Ottoman occupation...
- The African Union (AU) is a continental union consisting of 55 countries of the continent of Africa, with exception of various territories of European...
- in West Africa's History (2006) Collins, Robert O. African History: Western African History (1990). Davidson, Basil. A History of West Africa, 1000–1800...
- East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern region of the African continent, variably defined by geography. In the United Nations Statistics Division...
- South Africans, and others living in neighbouring countries such as Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia etc. These terms do not occur in formal South African English...
- more recent emigration from Africa. The African Union (AU) defines the African diaspora as consisting: "of people of African origin living outside the continent...
- African-American culture, also known as Black American culture, refers to the contributions of African Americans to the culture of the United States, either...
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