African-American - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈafrəkən əˈmerəkən|

noun

- a person with African ancestry, (syn: african-american, black, negro, negroid)

adjective

- pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry(syn: african-american, afro-american)

Examples

African-American culture

She's a renowned scholar of African-American history.

the African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing

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