Meaning of “African” in the English Dictionary

"African" in British English

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uk /ˈæf.rɪ.kən/ us /ˈæf.rɪ.kən/

belonging to or relating to Africa or its people:

African history/music

Africannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæf.rɪ.kən/ us /ˈæf.rɪ.kən/

a person from Africa

(Definition of “African” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"African" in American English

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Africanadjective, noun [ C ]

us /ˈæf·rɪ·kən/

(a person) of or from Africa

(Definition of “African” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)