sub-Saharan

adjective
sub-Sa·​ha·​ran | \ˌsəb-sə-ˈher-ən, -ˈhär-\

Definition of sub-Saharan 

: of, relating to, or being the part of Africa south of the Sahara

First Known Use of sub-Saharan

1899, in the meaning defined above

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