Africana
noun plural Date: 1908 materials (as books, documents, or artifacts) relating to African history and culture

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  • africana — africana. f. V. africano. * * * (as used in expressions) episcopal metodista africana, Iglesia Organización de la Unidad Africana violeta africana …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Africána — AFRICÁNA, æ, ein Beynamen der Ceres, welche insonderheit in Africa von den Weibern, die sich zu einem steten Witwenstande verlobet hatten, heilig verehret wurde. Tertull. ap Gyrald. Synt. XV. p. 427 …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • africana — s.f. AD → africano …   Dizionario italiano

  • africana — f. ☛ V. africano …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Africana — From Latin africanus African : *feminine singular: **as a Roman cognomen ***Cornelia Africana, daughter of Scipio Africanus **in taxonomy ***Afzelia africana ***Epimyrma africana ***Gastrodia africana ***Gynacantha africana ***Prunus africana… …   Wikipedia

  • Africana — noun Collectible objects, such as maps, documents and artifacts, peculiar to Africa, especially Southern Africa. Africana is a word of many different meanings; to one it means books and other printed or manuscript material, to another it means… …   Wiktionary

  • Africana — /af ri kan euh, kah neuh, kay neuh/, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. artifacts or artistic or literary works of any of the nations of Africa reflecting geographical, historical, or cultural development. 2. a collection of materials, as books and… …   Universalium

  • africana — a|fri|ca|na Mot Pla Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Africana — n. materials (art objectd, documents, books, artifacts) that relate to African culture and history …   English contemporary dictionary

  • africana —   , africanum, africanus   L. ana, indicating connection. From Africa …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

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