Definition of Afro-American in English:

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Pronunciation: /afrəʊəˈmɛrɪk(ə)n/
chiefly North American

adjective& noun

Another term for African American.
Example sentences
  • Chileans are not habituated to consciously think in terms of race or color in the way people frequently do in other Latin American countries with large Amerindian and Afro-American populations.
  • Yet while this freedom proved durable for many, Afro-Americans and Native Americans long remained subject to slavery and conquest.
  • North Americans rediscovered Native American traditions and the Afro-American traditions of Santeria, Candomble and Voudoun.

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