Definition of pan-Africanist in US English:

pan-Africanist

noun

  • See pan-Africanism

    • ‘The great pan-Africanist, who was highly decorated in Ghana, founded the International African Service Bureau.’
    • ‘Unlike the OAU, which respected the sovereign powers of its member countries, the AU has been planned as a pan-Africanist organization.’
    • ‘He was regarded as an icon by pan-Africanists.’
    • ‘But his pan-Africanist vision is not exclusive.’
    • ‘The first of the founding fathers of Africa, who took the reins of Ghana in 1957, was an avowed pan-Africanist.’