sub-Saharan

[ suhb-suh-har-uh n, -hair-uh n, -hahr-uh n ]
/ ˌsʌb səˈhær ən, -ˈhɛər ən, -ˈhɑr ən /

adjective

of, relating to, or in Africa south of the Sahara Desert: a sub-Saharan country; sub-Saharan peoples.

Origin of sub-Saharan

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for sub-saharan

sub-Saharan

adjective

in, of, or relating to Africa south of the Sahara desert
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Culture definitions for sub-saharan

sub-Saharan

Region in Africa south of the Sahara desert.

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