Afro-American

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Af·​ro-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌa-frō-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce Afro-American (audio) , -ˈme-rə- \

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1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Afro-American.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Afro-American. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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Afro-American

noun
Af·​ro-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌa-frō-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən \

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