Synonyms for africans

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-ri-kuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf rɪ kən

Définition of africans

Origin :
  • Old English Africanas (plural), from Latin Africanus (adj.), from Africa (see Africa). Used of white residents of Africa from 1815; of black residents of the U.S. from 1790. As an adjective, by 1560s.
  • As in black : noun african-american
Example sentences :
  • And there were on that estate, alone, over two hundred Africans, he was able to tell us.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Well; I understood it had something to do with the Africans.
  • Extract from : « The Bondwoman » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • We are Africans by descent and Americans both by birth and adoption.
  • Extract from : « Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading » by Various
  • Which is not the only paradox connected with the descendants of Africans of which I have heard.
  • Extract from : « The Gypsies » by Charles G. Leland
  • Africans could take such a climate—with night-relief quarters.
  • Extract from : « Sand Doom » by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • It is believed they are the only Africans yet known who live in trees.
  • Extract from : « Buchanan's Journal of Man, February 1887 » by Various
  • Only the officer held his own, for he was now forging ahead of the Africans.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Brood » by Duffield Osborne
  • I re-elect the General to give away my wine to Africans and manufacturers?
  • Extract from : « Sophisms of the Protectionists » by Frederic Bastiat
  • From first to last Mauritius has been the tomb of more than a million of Africans.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922 » by Various
  • This, however, did not prevent the Africans from tying him like the others.
  • Extract from : « The Giraffe Hunters » by Mayne Reid

Antonyms for africans

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