Africanism [af′ri kəniz΄əm]
1. an African custom, characteristic, or belief
2. a word, phrase, grammatical construction, or other feature originating in or peculiar to an African language
3. devotion to African customs, traditions, etc.; specif., advocacy of independence for African states or of Pan-Africanism

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