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 (ə-zā′nē-ə, ə-zān′yə)
South Africa. In the apartheid era, the term was often used by black African nationalists.

A·za′ni·an adj. & n.
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(əˈzɑːnɪə; əˈzɑːnjə)
(Placename) another name for South Africa
[perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa]
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(əˈzeɪ ni ə, əˈzeɪn yə)

the Republic of South Africa: a designation used by black liberationists.
A•za′ni•an, n., adj.
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A black nationalist name for South Africa.
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Earlier this year, it revoked the operating licence of Bank M and facilitated its acquisition by Azania Bank.
There is a memorable passage from satirist Evelyn Waugh's perhaps purposively unremembered political masterpiece "Black Mischief" (1932), in which Basil Seal, the chief Anglo architect of a modernization program in the fictional African island nation of Azania, passes a stark sentence on the democratically bereft principals of political modernity:
On the way back from Haller Park, a rehabilitated quarry that is today a wildlife sanctuary in Bamburi, they asked the taxi driver to take them to Mama Ngina Drive ndash which passes through an exotic spot frequented by hundreds of people, thanks to the sea breeze.TAXI DRIVERMama Ngina drive, now renamed Azania Drive, also traverses the 9-hole Mombasa Golf Club, and that is where the two wanted to alight.
To include Longair's book under constructivist studies of state policy and nation building (as Fouere and Hughes did in a recent overview in Azania) fails to do justice to such qualities in revising East African, and even global, histories.
Quando se utilizaram os tratamentos de imersao em acido sulfurico por diferentes periodos, a resposta negativa para os resultados de germinacao e emergencia deveu-se, provavelmente, as caracteristicas especificas da especie (GROTH, 2001); tambem o acido pode causar deterioracao da camada impermeavel das sementes, bem como intoxicacao e morte do embriao (AZANIA, 2003).
Wednesday night marked the end of Azania Stewarts' international career as she hung up her boots for the last time.
In April, Zondeni, affectionately known as the "Mother of Azania", was awarded the Order of Luthuli.
Your upcoming exhibition at Somerset House will bring together three bodies of work: The Future White Women of Azania, Queens in Exile and I he Beatification of Feral Benga.
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The application of isoxaflutole in the initial pre-emergence of the sugarcane crop presents phytointoxication of approximately 20% at 15 DAA, with subsequent reduction up to 45 DAA, but when the application is carried out in late post-emergence of the crop, this phytotoxification is 40% at 45 DAA and a reduction in yield of 19 t ha-1 (Azania et al., 2006).
Hazina Towers was leased to Azania Hotels in November 1994.