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Definition of the noun african-american
What does african-american mean as a name of something?
- a person with African ancestry,
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of African-American: Black / Negro / Negroid
- more generic words: individual / mortal / person / somebody / someone / soul = a human being
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Alternative definition of the noun african-american
- A black American.
- [nonstandard, US] Any black person.
Definition of the adjective african-american
What does african-american mean as an attribute of a noun?
- pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
Alternative definition of the adjective african-american
- [of a person] American and black.
- [nonstandard, US, of a person] Black.
- Of or pertaining to the culture of African-American people.
African-american a.k.a. African American: African Americans, also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans, is an ethnic group of citizens or residents of the United States with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa. The term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from African slaves. As a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African-American.
- also known as Black American, Afro-American, Black, Africian-American
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by Kathleen Fearn-Banks
Preface Historical Dictionary ofAfrican-American Television lists in alphabetical order African-American actors and performers with starring, regular, or key roles in nationally aired television series, made—for—television motion pictures, and ...
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African-American family at home
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- For African-American Muslims, Ramadan Has Special Meaning
As the month of Ramadan begins, many millions of Muslims around the world are joining in a collective fast intended to help purify their souls. But for the more ...
- African-American English and Chicago Slang
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Video shows what African-American means. American and black.. Black.. Of or pertaining to the culture of African-American people.. African-American ...
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Quotes about African-American
I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community. (Anita Hill)
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