africanas

Africana

[af-ri-kan-uh, -kah-nuh, -key-nuh]
noun (used with a plural verb)
1.
artifacts or artistic or literary works of any of the nations of Africa reflecting geographical, historical, or cultural development.
2.
a collection of materials, as books and documents, on African history or culture.

Origin:
1905–10; Afric(a) or Afric(an) + -ana

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Africana (ˌæfrɪˈkɑːnə)
 
pl n
objects of cultural or historical interest of African origin

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