[yoo-raf-ri-kuh n, yuh-] /yʊˈræf rɪ kən, yə-/
of mixed European and African descent.
a person of European and African descent.
coined 1890 by anthropologist D.G. Brinton to designate a “race” of dark-skinned people inhabiting both sides of the Mediterranean; it was used 1920s to describe the “colored” population of South Africa, and 1960s with reference to political situations involving both continents; see Euro- + Africa.
[yoo r-uh-mer-i-kuh n, yur-] /ˌyʊər əˈmɛr ɪ kən, ˌyɜr-/ adjective 1. .
[yoo-rey-zhuh, -shuh, yuh-] /yʊˈreɪ ʒə, -ʃə, yə-/ noun 1. Europe and considered together as one continent. /jʊəˈreɪʃə; -ʒə/ noun 1. the continents of Europe and Asia considered as a whole n. from Euro- + Asia. First record seems to be in H. Reusche’s “Handbuch der Geographie” (1858), but cf. Eurasian. Eurasia [(yoo-ray-zhuh)] Land mass consisting […]
[yoo-rey-zhuh n, -shuh n, yuh-] /yʊˈreɪ ʒən, -ʃən, yə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. of mixed European and Asian descent. noun 3. the offspring of a European and an Asian. /jʊəˈreɪʃən; -ʒən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Eurasia 2. of mixed European and Asian descent noun 3. a person of mixed […]
noun 1. a major tectonic division of the earth’s crust, comprising the continents of Europe and Asia as well as several suboceanic basins (the West European, Norwegian, Lofoten, Aleutian, and South China Basins), separated from the North American Plate by the subsea Reykjanes Ridge, bounded on the south by the African and Indo-Australian Plates, and […]