something that is characteristic of culture or tradition.
a word, term, or the like, that has been adopted from an language.
culture, ideals, or advancement.
Historical Examples

I reached my destination without risk or adventure, but had the opportunity of seeing some new phases of Africanism on my arrival.
Captain Canot Brantz Mayer

something characteristic of Africa or Africans, esp a characteristic feature of an African language when introduced into a non-African language


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