Azania

[ uh-zey-nee-uh, uh-zeyn-yuh ]
/ əˈzeɪ ni ə, əˈzeɪn yə /
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noun

the indigenous name applied to South Africa by indigenous black nationalists or liberationists.
Related formsA·za·ni·an, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for azanian (1 of 2)

Azanian

/ (əˈzɑːnɪən, əˈzɑːnjən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Azania (another name used esp by many Black political activists for South Africa)

adjective

of or relating to Azania

British Dictionary definitions for azanian (2 of 2)

Azania

/ (əˈzɑːnɪə, əˈzɑːnjə) /

noun

another name for South Africa

Word Origin for Azania

perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa
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