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Azania

[uh-zey-nee-uh, uh-zeyn-yuh]
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noun
  1. the indigenous name applied to South Africa by indigenous black nationalists or liberationists.
Related formsA·za·ni·an, noun, adjective
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Azanian

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Azania (another name used esp by many Black political activists for South Africa)
adjective
  1. of or relating to Azania

Azania

noun
  1. another name for South Africa

Word Origin

perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa
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