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African American

also Af·ri·can-A·mer·i·can  (ăf′rĭ-kən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
n.
A black American of African ancestry.

Af′ri·can-A·mer′i·can adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.African American - an American whose ancestors were born in AfricaAfrican American - an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Translations
afroameriški
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