Pan-Af·​ri·​can·​ism ˌpan-ˈa-fri-kə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Pan-Africanism (audio)
: a movement for the political union of all the African nations
Pan-African adjective
Pan-Africanist noun or adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pan-Africanism was in 1930

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“Pan-Africanism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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