[suhb-suh-har-uhn, -hair-uhn, -hahr-uhn]
of, pertaining to, or in Africa south of the Sahara Desert: a sub-Saharan country; sub-Saharan peoples.

1960–65 Unabridged
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in, of, or relating to Africa south of the Sahara desert

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sub-Saharan definition

Region in Africa south of the Sahara desert.

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Example sentences for subsaharan
It is completely migratory, and travels south in winter as far as subsaharan africa.
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