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An American of black African origin or descent; an African-American.Related Americo-Liberian
Designating or relating to American Africans.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Aurora & Franklin (Philadelphia) Gazette. From American + African.
American African/əˌmɛrɪk(ə)n ˈafrɪk(ə)n/
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