What is another word for North African?

Pronunciation: [nˈɔːθ ˈafɹɪkən] (IPA)

North African is a term commonly used to refer to countries and cultures located in the northern parts of the African continent. However, there are numerous synonyms that can be used to describe this region, including Maghrebi, which refers specifically to the western parts of North Africa; Berber, which is used to describe the indigenous North African tribes; and Arab Maghreb, which refers to the Arab countries in North Africa. Other popular synonyms for North African include African Mediterranean, Barbary States, and Arab North Africa. These terms are often used interchangeably and can be used to describe the rich culture, history, and diversity of the North African region.

What are the hypernyms for North african?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    african, African national, African person, North African national, North African resident, inhabitant of Africa, inhabitant of North Africa.

Famous quotes with North african

  • I wrote some bad poetry that I published in North African journals, but even as I withdrew into this reading, I also led the life of a kind of young hooligan.
    Jacques Derrida
  • The North African mule talks always of his mother's brother, the horse, but never of his father, the donkey, in favor of others supposedly more reputable.
    Clifford Geertz
  • There is an Islamic population in France, most of which comes from the North African countries.
    Jean-Marie Le Pen
  • Augustine, the North African of Berber descent, is today the spiritual father of multitudes who are remote indeed from him racially, politically, and culturally.
    Augustine of Hippo

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