Africa

Africa is the world`s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth`s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1.1 billion people as of 2013, it accounts for about 15% of the world`s human population. The c......
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(from the article `classical scholarship`) ...Latin very different from what had been customary during the Middle Ages. Like Politian later, he was a great poet in Italian; but he valued far ... ...in the Epistolae metricae (66 `letters` in Latin hexameter verses) and some of the vernacular Rime inspired by his love for Laura....
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(from the article `Motherwell, Robert`) During the 1960s he painted in several different styles, so that such paintings as `Africa` (1964–65; Baltimore Museum of Art) look like enlarged ...
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noun the second largest continent; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
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[journal] Africa is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International African Institute. The journal takes an interdisciplinary approach considering the humanities, social sciences, and environmental sciences in Africa. Every year there is a special issue based around a specifi...
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[Karl Wolf song] Africa is the first official single by Lebanese Canadian singer Karl Wolf from his second studio album Bite The Bullet. The album version of the song features rapper/reggae artist Culture. The song is inspired by the worldwide hit `Africa`, by Toto and samples music and covers lyrics from the chorus from the original versio...
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[Petrarch] Africa is an epic poem in Latin hexameters by the 14th century Italian poet Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca). It tells the story of the Second Punic War, in which the Carthaginian general Hannibal invaded Italy, but Roman forces were eventually victorious after an invasion of north Africa led by Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, t...
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[Roman province] The Roman province of Africa was established after the Romans defeated Carthage in the Third Punic War. It roughly comprised the territory of present-day northern Tunisia, the northeast of modern-day Algeria, and the small Mediterranean Sea coast of modern-day western Libya along the Syrtis Minor. It was the richest provinc...
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[William Billings] `Africa` is an 18th-century hymn tune by American choral composer William Billings, who worked in New England. ==History== Billings wrote `Africa` some time before 1770 and included it in his first published hymnbook, The New England Psalm Singer. Later he revised it, publishing a new version in his The Singing Master`s A...
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Africa (ăf'riku) , second largest continent (1997 est. pop. 743,000,000), c.11,677,240 sq mi (30,244,050 sq km) including adjacent islands. Broad to the north (c.4,600 mi/7,400 km wide), Africa straddles the equator and stretches c.5,000 mi (8,050 km) from Cape Blanc (Tunisia) in the north...
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HMS Africa was a British first-class battleship of the King Edward class launched in 1905.
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in ancient Roman history, the first North African territory of Rome, at times roughly corresponding to modern Tunisia. It was acquired in 146 after ... [1 related articles]
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Second largest of the seven continents. Africa is connected with Asia by the isthmus of Suez, and separated from Europe by the Mediterranean Sea. The name Africa was first given by the Romans to their African provinces with the city of Carthage, and it has since been extended to the whole continent. ...
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Surprisingly, not so few countries of this continent also viticulture is operated. In the antiquity brought the Phoenicians the viticulture after Carthage at Tunis in today Tunisia, The capital of the Carthaginian Empire was already 500 BC. Blossoming vineyards. In 2012, the vineyard covered 372,000 hectares, which corresponds to 5% of the world's ...
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the second largest continent, after Asia, covering about one-fifth of the total land surface of the Earth. The continent is bounded on the west by ... [249 related articles]
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Africa

[n] - the second largest continent
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