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Adjective: African-American
  1. Pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
    "many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American";
    - Afro-American
Noun: African-American
  1. An American whose ancestors were born in Africa
    - African American, Afro-American, Black American

Derived forms: African Americans, African-Americans

See also: black

Type of: American

Encyclopedia: African-American