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Pan-Africanism

[pan-af-ri-kuh-niz-uh m] /ˈpænˈæf rɪ kəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the African nations.
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Pan-Africanist, noun
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Contemporary definitions for Pan-Africanism
noun

in Ayurvedic medicine, the five purification or detoxification steps including emesis, purgation, errhine, oily enema, and decoction enema therapies; also written Pancha Karma therapy ; also called [rejuvenation therapy]

Examples

Panchakarma is a unique, natural, holistic, health-giving series of therapeutic treatments that cleanse the body's deep tissues of toxins, open the subtle channels, bring life-enhancing energy thereby increasing vitality, inner peace, confidence and we

Word Origin

Sanskrit panca 'five' + karman 'action'

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Word Origin and History for Pan-Africanism

pan-Africanism

1955, from pan-African (1900), from pan- + African.

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