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African–American

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noun Af·ri·can–Amer·i·can \ˌa-fri-kə-nə-ˈmer-ə-kən, -ˈme-rə- also ˌä-\

Simple Definition of African–American

  • : an American who has African and especially black African ancestors

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of African–American

  1. :  an American of African and especially of black African descent

African–American adjective

1831

First Known Use of african–american

1831


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