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African

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noun Af·ri·can \ˈa-fri-kən also ˈä-\

Simple Definition of African

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Africa

  • : a descendant of Africans

Full Definition of African

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Africa

  2. 2 :  a person and especially a black person of African ancestry

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of african

before 12th century


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African

adjective Af·ri·can

Definition of African

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the continent of Africa or its people

Af·ri·can·nessplay \-kə(n)-nəs\ noun


1564

First Known Use of african

1564


AFRICAN Defined for Kids

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African

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noun Af·ri·can \ˈa-fri-kən\

Definition of African

  1. :  a person born or living in Africa




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African

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adjective Af·ri·can

Definition of African

  1. :  of or relating to Africa or African people <African history> <African wildlife>





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