sub-Saharan

adjective
sub-Sa·​ha·​ran | \ ˌsəb-sə-ˈher-ən How to pronounce sub-Saharan (audio) , -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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“Sub-Saharan.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sub-Saharan. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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