Definition of “black Africa” - English Dictionary

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“black Africa” in English

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black Africanoun [ U ]

uk /ˌblæk ˈæf.rɪ.kə/ us /ˌblæk ˈæf.rɪ.kə/ old-fashioned

Examples from literature

  • Both England and Germany have recently been basing their claims to parts of black Africa on the wishes and interests of the black inhabitants. 
  • In black Africa today there are more than a thousand government schools and some thirty thousand mission schools, with a more or less regular attendance of three-quarters of a million school children. 
  • One more long easterly stride, across the Atlantic, brings black Africa, and completes this rapid run around the globe, so far as distinctly heathen lands are concerned. 
  • Through it the Cross preceded the Crescent in some of the remotest parts of black Africa. 
  • To this "white" race Semitic Asia, a large part of black Africa, and all Europe was supposed to belong. 

(Definition of “black Africa” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)