African-American

[ˌæfrɪkənə'merɪkən]

Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • African American — African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa.cite web |url=http://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/c2kbr01 5.pdf |first=Jesse |last=McKinnon… …   Wikipedia

  • African-American — African Af ri*can, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.] Of or pertaining to Africa. [1913 Webster] {African hemp}, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the {Sanseviera Guineensis}, a plant found in Africa and India. {African marigold}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African-American — n. 1. 1 an American whose ancestors were born in Africa, especially a United States citizen of African descent. Syn: Afro American, African, black, negro [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African-American — adj. 1. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry or their history or culture Syn: Afro American [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African-American — Hyphenated American Hyphenated American An American who is referred to by a hyphenated term with the first word indicating an origin in a foreign country, and the second term being American , as {Irish American}, {Italian American}, {African… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African-American — Negro Ne gro (n[=e] gr[ o]), n.; pl. {Negroes} (n[=e] gr[=o]z). [Sp. or Pg. negro, fr. negro black, L. niger; perh. akin to E. night.] A black man; especially, one of a race of black or very dark persons who inhabit the greater part of tropical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African-American — noun Date: 1855 Afro American • African American adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • African American culture — in the United States refers to the cultural contributions of African ethnic groups to the culture of the United States, either as part of or distinct from American culture. The distinct identity of African American culture is rooted in the… …   Wikipedia

  • African American literature — is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. The genre traces its origins to the works of such late 18th century writers as Phillis Wheatley and Olaudah Equiano, reaching early high points with slave… …   Wikipedia

  • African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968) — American Civil Rights Movement redirects here. For the earlier period, see African American Civil Rights Movement (1896–1954). Prominent figures of the African American Civil Rights Movement. Clockwise from top left: W. E. B. Du Bois, Malcolm X,… …   Wikipedia

  • African American Vernacular English — African American topics History  Atlantic slave trade · Maafa Slavery in the United States Military history of African Americans …   Wikipedia

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