American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rounded, thick, tightly curled hair style.
- adj. African in style or origin.
- Probably short for Afro-American. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“SIMON: I don't think until we sat down here today I had heard the term Afro-Peruvian.”
“In the late 1980s, Blacks began to abandon the term Afro-American, adopting the autonym African American instead.”
“Age, the leading journal of the race, adopted the term Afro-American as a compromise term, which was at once accepted and is now in general use.”
“With his band The Negro Problem, he has toured around the world putting out albums of what he calls Afro-Baroque cabaret music.”
“Africa Recovery Plan (MAP), and chided opposition parties for what she called their Afro-pessimism.”
“The term Afro-American has greater meaning, and dignity. ”
“Afro is so right in that in meeting her you wouldnt think she's Afrobabe ... she's just a great woman!!”
“The most ambitious example, "Dal í," composed by alto saxophonist Ted Nash, swung gracefully and included hints of clave (the rhythmic building blocks within Afro-Cuban music) despite its unusual 13/8 time signature.”
“One of the more interesting male-line descendants by one of Victoria's younger sons is the Swiss musician Adrian Coburg, an expert in Afro-Cuban percussion.”
“It might just be animation but there were scenes that were just as exciting as some of the fights in Afro Samurai or Ninja Scroll.”
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With bows of great respect to Connie Willis, author of "Bellwether" and other wonderful books.
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