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Definition of necro

"Necro" is probably misspelled. Trying Negro instead Definition of Negro

1. Negro [ n ] a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

Used in print:

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

When we got there , Trig and the Negro were quarreling over possession of a gold crucifix around the neck of a wounded Filipino .

`` The Negro got a bad slice on his chest from the knife wound '' .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

It spread to most of the audience and was often viewed by visiting whites who snickered behind handkerchief and afterward discussed Negro religion .

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

She was the only kind of Negro Laura_Andrus would want around : independent , unservile , probably charging double what ordinary maids did for housework - and doubly efficient .

Synonyms Negro black_person blackamoor Negroid Black Related Terms person person_of_color nigger black_man colored_person Tom Negress darky pickaninny black_woman Black_race Africa

2. negro [ a ] relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair

Used in print:

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Undoubtedly far more can be done in the lower grades in this regard in the Negro schools .

(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)

In town after town my companion pointed_out the Negro school and the White school , and in every instance the former made a better appearance ( it was newer , for_one_thing ) .

and one finds it again in Thomas_Nelson_Page ) to the effect that the Mayflower on its second voyage brought a cargo of Negro slaves .

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

The Negro composer Hall_Johnson studied the Americanegro_Suite and said of it , `` Of all the many songs written by white composers and employing what claims to be a Negroid idiom in both words and music , these six songs by Harold_Arlen and Ted_Koehler easily stand far out above the rest .

Thoroughly modern in treatment , they are at_the_same_time , full of simple sincerity which invariably characterizes genuine Negro folk-music and are by_no_means to be confused with the average ' Broadway Spirituals ' which depend for their racial flavor upon sundry allusions to the ' Amen_Corner ' , ' judgement_day ' , ' Gabriel 's horn ' , and a frustrated devil - with a_few random ' Hallelujahs ' thrown_in for_good_measure .

Synonyms negro Related Terms black

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