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[uh-zey-nee-uh, uh-zeyn-yuh]
  1. the indigenous name applied to South Africa by indigenous black nationalists or liberationists.
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Related formsA·za·ni·an, noun, adjective
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Historical Examples of azania

  • Here also is Smyrnophora, or the region of myrrh; after which is Azania, producing many elephants.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume VII

    Robert Kerr

British Dictionary definitions for azania


  1. another name for South Africa
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Word Origin for Azania

perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa
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