[ uh-zey-nee-uh, uh-zeyn-yuh ]
/ əˈzeɪ ni ə, əˈzeɪn yə /
the indigenous name applied to South Africa by indigenous black nationalists or liberationists.
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OTHER WORDS FROM AzaniaA·za·ni·an, noun, adjective
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Here also is Smyrnophora, or the region of myrrh; after which is Azania, producing many elephants.
British Dictionary definitions for azania
/ (əˈzɑːnɪə, əˈzɑːnjə) /
another name for South Africa
Word Origin for Azania
perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa
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