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


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