Definition of Afro–America
: African-Americans considered collectively as a social and cultural entity At the heart of the African-based Oral Tradition, which has survived in Afro-America for centuries, lies the belief that the spoken word can give man mastery over natural events and men. — Geneva Smitherman, English Journal, February 1976 In May Black Enterprise, the venerable periodical of Afro-America's business class, announced that Wal-Mart would be a sponsor of its 10th Annual Entrepreneur's Conference. — Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates, Time, 1 Sept. 2005
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
First Known Use of afro–america
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Afro–America? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).