[ af-roh-uh-mer-i-kuhn ]
/ ˌæf roʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kən /
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Sometimes Af·ra·mer·i·can [af-ruh-mer-i-kuhn] /ˌæf rəˈmɛr ɪ kən/ .
usage note for Afro-American
See African American, Black1.
Words nearby Afro-American
Afrikaner, Afrikanerdom, Afrikanerism, afrit, Afro, Afro-American, Afro-Asian, Afroasiatic, Afro-British, Afro-Caribbean, Afrocentric
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How to use Afro-American in a sentence
It once housed the Afro-American, an activist newspaper that covered the fight for integration.The pandemic isn’t stopping D.C.’s annual history conference|John Kelly|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
We were present to hear my father address his new federation, the Organization of Afro American Unity (OAAU).How Betty Shabazz Persevered After Her Husband, Malcolm X, Was Killed|Ilyasah Shabazz|February 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many other eminent men have shared the same opinion, and not a few prominent leaders among the Afro-American people.Thomas Jefferson|Edward S. Ellis et. al.
Graveyard rabbits, when indubitably known to be such, decorate no Afro-American skillet.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
The evolution of the Afro-American soldier was the work of a short period and suffered many interruptions.The Colored Regulars in the United States Army|T. G. Steward
The half-savage conductors of an orthodox224 Afro-American cremation in Texas typify an equally marked social retrogression.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
It was not enough that a freeborn Afro-American should be caught kneeling to an Englishman.Excuse Me!|Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for Afro-American
another word for African-American
usage for Afro-American
This word has been replaced in general use by African-American
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