Origin of Africa
Words nearby Africa
How to use Africa in a sentence
There is growing evidence of how bad—and expensive—air pollution is in Lagos, Africa’s largest mega-city.Residents in Lagos are paying for the city’s worsening air pollution with their lives|Yomi Kazeem|September 25, 2020|Quartz
Today, shawarma is eaten in many parts of the Middle East, northern Africa, and the Mediterranean.Turn a cheap chicken dinner into a Turkish street-food getaway|SAVEUR Editors|September 25, 2020|Popular-Science
This includes the continents of Africa, South America and much of Asia.A dirty and growing problem: Too few toilets|Stephanie Parker|September 24, 2020|Science News For Students
Gellert has overseen Patagonia’s business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa since 2014.Patagonia Just Announced a New CEO|Christopher Solomon|September 23, 2020|Outside Online
In January 1984, Tropical Storm Domoina cut a swath of destruction across the southern end of Africa.An Insurance Solution for the World’s Poorest|Daniel Malloy|September 21, 2020|Ozy
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.In Defense of Blasphemy|Michael Tomasky|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The need for an Ebola vaccine in West Africa has never been greater.
With Ebola still raging in West Africa, the race to find a vaccine is heating up.
While the world fixated on Ukraine and Syria, a near-genocide ripped through central Africa, to little international fanfare.The Year’s Most Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis|Nina Strochlic|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Egypt has a comparatively low number of HIV cases compared to the rest of Africa, with just 11,000 infected people nationwide.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The winter of 1897-98 was spent by Mr. Kipling and his family, accompanied by his father, in South Africa.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
In Africa the ova, and even adults, of Distoma hmatobium are common, accompanying "Egyptian hematuria."A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Gallinas, the noted slave factory on the west of Africa, purchased by the Liberian republic.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
We give an engraving of a kind of pipe used by the natives of interior Africa.
Later on he went to South Africa, where in the diamond mines he met with great success and made a large fortune.
British Dictionary definitions for Africa
Cultural definitions for Africa
The second-largest continent, after Asia; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east by the Indian Ocean.