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Noun: African American
  1. A person with African ancestry
    - Black, African-American, Negro, Afro-American
Adjective: African-American
  1. Pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
    "African-American culture";
    - Afro-American

Derived forms: African Americans, African-Americans

See also: black

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: African American