from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Black American of African ancestry; an African American.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A resident of the United States who is of African heritage.
- adj. Of African American heritage or culture
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an American whose ancestors were born in Africa.
- adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry or their history or culture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or composed of persons of African descent born in America (specifically in the United States): as, an Afro-American church; Afro-American citizens.
- n. A native of America (specifically of the United States) who is of African descent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
- adj. pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
Afro- + American (Wiktionary)