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Definition of the noun africa

What does africa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean


  1. "Africa" a.k.a. "A.F.R.I.K.A." is a 2002 South Korean film in the action comedy genre, directed by Shin Seung-soo and starring Lee Yo-won, Kim Min-sun, Lee Young-jin and Jo Eun-ji. The film's title is an acronym for "Adoring Four Revolutionary Idols Korean Association".
  2. "Africa" is a 1930 Walter Lantz cartoon short featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
    • genres: Animation, Comedy
    • released on (85 years ago)
  3. "Africa" is a 2011 short film written and directed by Matti Harju.
  4. "Africa": A troubled fashion model must struggle to survive after a car accident leaves her stranded in the African bush.
  5. "Africa" is a 1999 animated short film directed by Faith Hubley.
  6. "Africa" is a film.
    • country: Spain
    • genre: Drama


  1. Africa is a fictional character from the 1997 film Porzus.
  2. Africa is a fictional character from the 1940 film Africa Squeaks.
  3. Africa is a fictional character from the 1951 film La miel se fue de la luna.
  4. Africa is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Mama Africa.


Who is Africa?

Africa is an actress.

Phrases with Africa

  1. Africa-Eurasia
  2. North Africa Grass
  3. east africa
  4. west africa
  5. black africa
  6. Musca Africa
  7. north africa
  8. Amobia Africa
  9. horn of africa
  10. Western Africa
  11. Coenosia Africa
  12. Bambalina Africa
  13. Aenasiella Africa
  14. Microterys Africa
  15. Sarcophaga Africa
  16. sub-saharan africa
  17. british east africa
  18. british west africa
  19. Species Musca Africa
  20. Species Amobia Africa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Africa

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Google previewSeeds of Conflict in a Haven of Peace (2007)

From Religious Studies to Interreligious Studies in Africa by Frans Jozef Servaas Wijsen

Africa is a continent with 800 million inhabitants, but also with great numbers in diaspora. Africa is a continent that has been marginalised on the world market and in world politics, but it is working at a comeback, an African renaissance.

Google previewInternational Narcotics Control Strategy Report (2011)

Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control by William R. Brownfield

South Africa is a large producer of cannabis.

South Africa is a significant transit country for precursor chemicals.

Despite the progress it has made coping with organized crime, South Africa is the origin, transit point or terminus of many ...

Google previewYour Gap Year (2008)

Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Year Out the Adventure of a Lifetime by Susan Griffith

Africa is the birthplace of humanity, home to many natural wonders of the world, and full of a pulsing vibrancy that blows away ideas about it being the dark or hopeless continent. 21st century Africa is a remarkable collection of extremes, often right next to each other.

Google previewBanking Supervision: Quality and Governance (2007)

by Marco Arnone, Alessandro Gambini, Salim M. Darbar

Looking at other geographic areas, the BCP mean and standard deviation for Sub-Saharan Africa is the lowest...

Google previewImagining God (2002)

Empirical Explorations from an International Perspective by Hans-Georg Ziebertz

Pieterse This article is a study of the tension which arises because South Africa is a religious society within a secular state, or a secular state embedded ...

Google previewThe Big Trip (2012)

Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years & Overseas Adventures by Lonely Planet

Africa is a travel destination known to strike fear into the hearts of parents, but to hell with that. This frequently misunderstood continent is home to no less than 53 countries, each of which offers a seemingly endless number of potentially ...

Google previewThe Evolution of Englishes (2014)

The Dynamic Model and beyond by Sarah Buschfeld, Thomas Hoffmann, Magnus Huber, Alexander Kautzsch

Because South Africa is a very diverse country with different individual sharing different characteristics so by learning a new language you get to learn and understand our nationality better.

Google previewColonialism-postcolonialism (1998)

by Ania Loomba

There Africa is a primeval jungle and a source of power ...

Google previewGroundwater Pollution in Africa (2006)

by Yongxin Xu, Brent Usher

South Africa ABSTRACT: South Africa is the largest gold producer in the world and the fourth largest producer of coal in the world. The 224 million metric tons of coal produced per year directly supports employment for approximately 50,000 ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa ; South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean ; The United States and Canada ; Europe ; Oceania (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

Africa. West Africa. The African continent first impresses by its size: the second- largest of the continents of the world, it contains more than 28 million square kilometers, spanning 8000 kilometers from north to south and 7400 kilometers from ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of Africa and the Middle East: An Encyclopedia (2011)

An Encyclopedia by John A. Shoup III

Africa. and. the. Middle. East. Ethnicity. The region covered in this volume is not only vast, but the populations are greatly varied and have suffered from being classified by colonial officials into frequently meaningless categories. In a good ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Women in the Middle East and North Africa (2013)

by Ghada Hashem Talhami

Like so many other things, the glass of women's role and status in the Middle East and North Africa can look either half full or half empty. Certainly, it is half empty when compared to the role and status of women in the West, and also to women ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1914 (2008)

by Carl Cavanagh Hodge

CARL CAVANAGH HODGE German East Africa Although dwarfed as a settlement colony by German Southwest Africa, German East Africa was the largest and most populous German colony. During the early nineteenth century Arab slavers ...

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Small photo of JANUARY 2007 - A doctor checks mother and children for HIV/AIDS at Pepo La Tumaini Jangwani, HIV/AIDS Community Rehabilitation Program, Orphanage & Clinic. Nairobi, Kenya, AfricaSmall photo of JANUARY 2007 - A doctor consults with mother and children about HIV/AIDS at Pepo La Tumaini Jangwani, HIV/AIDS Community Rehabilitation Program, Orphanage & Clinic. Nairobi, Kenya, AfricaSmall photo of Africa SunsetSmall photo of Quiver tree in Namibia, AfricaSmall photo of Abstract Africa grungy background printed on canvasSmall photo of africa beautiful nature a feast for the eyes More...

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Quotes about Africa

There is always something new out of Africa. (Pliny the Elder)
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Scrabble value of A1F4R1I1C3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AFRICA

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