[af-ri-kan-uh, -kah-nuh, -key-nuh]
- artifacts or artistic or literary works of any of the nations of Africa reflecting geographical, historical, or cultural development.
- a collection of materials, as books and documents, on African history or culture.
Origin of Africana
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Examples from the Web for africana
After this he sang the aria of the fourth act of "Africana."Christmas Stories from French and Spanish writers
Mustela africana is the most primitive of the American weasels.
In the small Mustela rixosa and apparently in Mustela africana the secondary sexual difference in size is relatively slight.
For example, p2 is always absent in Mustela africana and always present in certain subspecies of M. frenata.
The absence of P2 in Mustela africana is the only difference of a qualitative (presence or absence) nature that was detected.
- objects of cultural or historical interest of African origin
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