What all that Afric’s golden rivers roll, Her odorous woods, and shining ivory stores?
Harper’s Magazine, Vol III, June 1851 Various
Here, too, might be seen the swarthy Saracen, with wares from Spain and Afric 34.
Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Androcles returned at Rome the civilities which he had received from him in the deserts of Afric.
Heads and Tales Various
The only man in all our burning Afric Who ever taught my bosom how to love!
The Inflexible Captive Hannah More
Some voices were singing an Afric wail of forsaken love and death.
Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
What the devil did I mean, to play with this brunette of Afric?
Dryden’s Works Vol. 3 (of 18) John Dryden
The river water, by the way, is a muddy yellow now and leaves a deep deposit of Afric’s golden sand in your glass or basin.
Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson
Allee want to get to Afric, and dem as not belong to Cape Town ship for dere own country.
My Danish Sweetheart, Volume 3 of 3 William Clark Russell
Once it was a Phocæan village, and hook-nosed Afric folk had stepped through on long, thin feet.
The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
In the original book: et Indi occident, et Afric meridionali.
A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) Charles Darwin
1580s, from Latin Africus (see Africa).
anew; once more; again: to start afresh. Historical Examples All this experience is now to be made no further use of, and the guns pass into the hands of men who will have to learn it afresh. With the Naval Brigade in Natal (1899-1900) Lieutenant Burne. But this gives them surprise, somewhat alarming them afresh. […]
a continent S of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans. About 11,700,000 sq. mi. (30,303,000 sq. km). . Contemporary Examples Crumpton remembered one secret hero he had met during his time as a spy in Africa in the 1980s. CIA’s Henry Crumpton on the Heroes You’ll Never Know Miranda Green November 14, 2012 […]
Also, Africa. of or from ; belonging to the black peoples of . a native or inhabitant of . (loosely) a black or other person of African ancestry. Contemporary Examples The driver, Amadou Diallo, was a courtly African immigrant who made it a point to wear a tie as he worked. The Mad Shooter of […]
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a black American of African descent. of or relating to African Americans. Contemporary Examples He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. The Mystery of Yo-Yo Ma’s Name Henry Louis Gates, Jr. February 8, 2010 I think of the many African American children who sat in one-room schoolhouses, desperately […]