Definition of pan-Africanism in English:

pan-Africanism

Syllabification: pan-Af·ri·can·ism

noun

  • The principle or advocacy of the political union of all the indigenous inhabitants of Africa.
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    • Consideration of these issues leads you on to the perspective of pan-Africanism.
    • When I was growing up, we had big Utopias: pan-Africanism, African liberation.
    • One also should consider the streetside pan-Africanism of politically charged music, reflecting a widespread sense of a shared destiny, especially among the continent's youth.

Derivatives

pan-Africanist

noun
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  • He was regarded as an icon by pan-Africanists.
  • The great pan-Africanist, who was highly decorated in Ghana, founded the International African Service Bureau.
  • The first of the founding fathers of Africa, who took the reins of Ghana in 1957, was an avowed pan-Africanist.

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