Definition of Africa in English:

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Africa

Pronunciation: /ˈafrəkə/
The second largest continent (11.62 million square miles; 30.1 million sq km), a southward projection of the Old World landmass divided roughly in half by the equator and surrounded by sea except where the Isthmus of Suez joins it to Asia.

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Syllabification: Af·ri·ca

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