African-American

Definitions of African-American
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n an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

Synonyms:
African American, Afro-American, Black American
Type of:
American
a native or inhabitant of the United States

adj pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

“many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American”
Synonyms:
Afro-American
black
of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin

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