[ pan-af-ri-kuhn ]

  1. of or relating to all African nations or peoples.

  2. of or relating to Pan-Africanism.

Words Nearby Pan-African Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Pan-African in a sentence

  • The Pan-African movement when it comes will not, however, be merely a narrow racial propaganda.

    The Negro | W.E.B. Du Bois

British Dictionary definitions for Pan-African


  1. of or relating to all African countries or the advocacy of political unity among African countries

  1. a supporter of the Pan-African movement

Derived forms of Pan-African

  • Pan-Africanism, noun

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