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Black person   /blæk pˈərsən/   Listen
Black person

A person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa).  Synonyms: Black, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid.

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"Black person" Quotes from Famous Books

... was, that it never had been one of the vices of the negroes. Several planters declared that they had rarely seen a black person intoxicated. The report of the Wesleyan missionaries already referred to, says, "Intemperance is most uncommon among the rural negroes. Many have joined the Temperance Society, and many act on tee-total principles." The only colored person ...
— The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus • American Anti-Slavery Society

... Meadow Mouse had learned to expect birds to descend upon him from the air. It had never occurred to him that a bird would lurk on the ground, in wait for him. So he had a sudden fright, almost at his doorway, when he ran plump upon a big black person standing ...
— The Tale of Master Meadow Mouse • Arthur Scott Bailey

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