African ( Africans plural )
1 adj African means belonging or relating to the continent of Africa, or to its countries or people.
...the African continent., ...African countries.
2 adj African means belonging or relating to black people who come from Africa.
...traditional African culture., ...dance music with African roots.
3 adj African is used to describe someone, usually a black person, who comes from Africa. ...African women. An African is someone who is African., n-count Fish is a staple in the diet of many Africans.
African-American ( African-Americans plural ) African-Americans are black people living in the United States who are descended from families that originally came from Africa. n-count
Today African-Americans are 12 percent of the population.
African-American is also an adjective., adj
...a group of African-American community leaders.
African-Caribbean ( African-Caribbeans plural ) African-Caribbean refers to people from the Caribbean whose ancestors came from Africa. adj usu ADJ n
...modern African-Caribbean culture.
An African-Caribbean is someone who is African-Caribbean., n-count
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