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sub-Saharan

[ suhb-suh-har-uhn, -hair-uhn, -hahr-uhn ]
/ ˌsʌb səˈhær ən, -ˈhɛər ən, -ˈhɑr ən /
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Definition of sub-Saharan

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

sub-Saharan

Region in Africa south of the Sahara desert.

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