Meaning of Organization of African Unity

Organiza'tion of Af'rican U'nity

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  1. an organization of African nations formed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1963), for the purpose of coordinating policy and promoting unity among African peoples. Abbr.: OAU, O.A.U.
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