Definition of Americo-African in English:

Americo-African

adjective

  • Of or relating to both America and Africa; (also) of or relating to African-Americans (originally and chiefly in the context of the resettlement of freed American slaves in Africa during the 19th cent.).

noun

  • A freed American slave resettled in Africa (now historical).

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Wilmingtonian & Delaware Advertiser.

Pronunciation

Americo-African

/əˌmɛrɪkəʊˈafrɪk(ə)n/