- the indigenous name applied to South Africa by indigenous black nationalists or liberationists.
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- a native or inhabitant of Azania (another name used esp by many Black political activists for South Africa)
- of or relating to Azania
- another name for South Africa
perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa
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