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Africana

[af-ri-kan-uh, -kah-nuh, -key-nuh] /ˌæf rɪˈkæn ə, -ˈkɑ nə, -ˈkeɪ nə/
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
1905-1910
1905-10; Afric(a) or Afric(an) + -ana
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Africana

/ˌæfrɪˈkɑːnə/
plural noun
1.
objects of cultural or historical interest of African origin
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