Afro-Caribbean

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Af·ro-Car·ib·be·an

(ăf′rō-kăr′ə-bē′ən, -kə-rĭb′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Combining African and other, generally European cultural elements as found in the Caribbean region: Afro-Caribbean music; Afro-Caribbean religions.
2. Of or relating to Afro-Caribbeans or their history or culture.
n.
A native or inhabitant of the Caribbean region who is of African ancestry.
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Afro-Caribbean

adj
(Peoples) denoting or relating to Caribbean people of African descent or their culture
n
(Peoples) a Caribbean of African descent
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Translations

Afro-Caribbean

[ˌæfrəʊkærɪˈbiːən]
A. ADJafrocaribeño
B. Nafrocaribeño/a m/f
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