African–American

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

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


AFRICAN–AMERICAN Defined for English Language Learners

African–American

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

Definition of African–American for English Language Learners

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


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