Definition of African National Congress in English:

African National Congress

(also ANC)

Pronunciation /ˌafrəkən ˌnaSHənl ˈkäNGɡrəs/ /ˌæfrəkən ˌnæʃənl ˈkɑŋɡrəs/

proper noun

  • A South African political party and black nationalist organization. Having been banned by the South African government 1960–90, the ANC was victorious in the country's first democratic elections in 1994 and its leader Nelson Mandela became the country's president.