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Azania

[uh-zey-nee-uh, uh-zeyn-yuh] /əˈzeɪ ni ə, əˈzeɪn yə/
noun
1.
the indigenous name applied to South Africa by indigenous black nationalists or liberationists.
Related forms
Azanian, noun, adjective
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Azanian

/əˈzɑːnɪən; əˈzɑːnjən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Azania (another name used esp by many Black political activists for South Africa)
adjective
2.
of or relating to Azania

Azania

/əˈzɑːnɪə; əˈzɑːnjə/
noun
1.
another name for South Africa
Word Origin
perhaps from Arabic Adzan East Africa
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