African

If you’re African, you’re from Africa. If you’re African-American, your ancestors are from Africa. African music comes from guess where? African refers to anyone or anything from a country on the African continent.

An African is a person from any African country. Whether you're from Angola, Uganda, Batswana, or any other African country, you're an African. Anything related to Africa can also be called African. African music, for example, has inspired many other genres, like jazz, blues, and good ol’ rock and roll. Since Africa is the home of the earliest humans, we owe a lot to the African continent.

Definitions of African
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n a native or inhabitant of Africa

Examples:
Cleopatra
beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC)
Hannibal
general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)
Hasdrubal
general who commanded a Carthaginian army in Spain; joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed by the Romans at the battle of Metaurus River (died 207 BC)
Types:
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Black African
an African who is Black
Eurafrican
a person of mixed European and African descent
Algerian
a native or inhabitant of Algeria
Angolan
a native or inhabitant of Angola
Basotho
a member of a subgroup of people who inhabit Lesotho
Bantu
a member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of Central and South Africa
Beninese
a native or inhabitant of Benin
Burundian
a native or inhabitant of Burundi
Cameroonian
a native or inhabitant of Cameroon
Carthaginian
a native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage
Chadian
a native or inhabitant of Chad
Cewa, Chewa, Chichewa
a member of the Bantu-speaking people of Malawi and eastern Zambia and northern Zimbabwe
Congolese
a native or inhabitant of the Republic of the Congo
Djiboutian
a native or inhabitant of Djibouti
Egyptian
a native or inhabitant of Egypt
Ethiopian
a native or inhabitant of Ethiopia
Ewe
a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
Fellata, Fula, Fulah, Fulani, Fulbe
a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith
Gabonese
a native or inhabitant of Gabon
Kenyan
a native or inhabitant of Kenya
Liberian
a native or inhabitant of Liberia
Libyan
a native or inhabitant of Libya
Madagascan
a native or inhabitant of Madagascar
Malawian
a native or inhabitant of Malawi
Malian
a native or inhabitant of Mali
Mauritanian
a native or inhabitant of Mauritania
Moroccan
a native or inhabitant of Morocco
Mozambican
a native or inhabitant of Mozambique
Namibian
a native or inhabitant of Namibia
Nigerian
a native or inhabitant of Nigeria
Nigerien
a native or inhabitant of Niger
Senegalese
a native or inhabitant of Senegal
Sierra Leonean
a native or inhabitant of Sierra Leone
South African
a native or inhabitant of South Africa
Sudanese
a native or inhabitant of Sudan
Swazi
a member of a southeast African people living in Swaziland and adjacent areas
Tanzanian
a native or inhabitant of Tanzania
Togolese
a native or inhabitant of Togo
Tuareg
a member of a nomadic Berber people of the Sahara
Tunisian
a native or inhabitant of Tunisia
Ugandan
a native or inhabitant of Uganda
Gambian
a native or inhabitant of Gambia
Ghanian
a native or inhabitant of Ghana
Guinean
a native or inhabitant of Guinea
Rwandan
a native or inhabitant of Rwanda
Somali, Somalian
a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia
Xhosa
a member of the Negroid people of southern South Africa
Zairean, Zairese
a native or inhabitant of Zaire
Zambian
a native or inhabitant of Zambia
Zimbabwean
a native or inhabitant of Zimbabwe
Zulu
a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional clan system but many now work in the cities
Berber
a member of an indigenous people of northern Africa
Afrikander, Afrikaner, Boer
a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
Almoravid
a member of a Muslim dynasty of Berber warriors that flourished from 1049 to 1145 and that established political dominance over northwestern Africa and Spain
Angolese
a member of the Bantu tribes resident in Angola
Herero
a member of a pastoral Bantu people living in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola
Hutu
a member of a Bantu people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Chiluba, Luba
a member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo
Sotho
a member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages
Batswana, Bechuana, Tswana
a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
Tutsi, Watusi, Watutsi
a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Copt
an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
Amhara
a member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia
Eritrean
a native or inhabitant of Eritrea
Theban
an Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes
Hausa, Haussa
a member of a Negroid people living chiefly in northern Nigeria
Edo
a member of a west African people living in the tropical forest region of southern Nigeria
Igbo
a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria
Yoruba
a member of a West African people living chiefly in southwestern Nigeria
Cairene
a native or inhabitant of Cairo
Nubian
a native or inhabitant of Nubia
Riff, Riffian
a Berber living in northern Morocco
Shona
a member of a Bantu tribe living in present-day Zimbabwe
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

adj of or relating to the nations of Africa or their peoples

African languages”