Definitions for American
əˈmɛr ɪ kənamer·i·can
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word American.
a native or inhabitant of the United States
American English, American language, Americannoun
the English language as used in the United States
a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture
"American citizens"; "American English"; "the American dream"
of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas
"the American hemisphere"; "American flora and fauna"
An inhabitant of the Americas. More often this is specified as either North American, Central American or South American.
Every American's origin is, historically speaking, by immigration, if scientific speculation that points to a human origin in Asia and a migration to the New World over frozen Bering Strait turns out to be correct.
A person born in, or a citizen or inhabitant of, the United States of America.
She went from Mexico to the USA before she gave birth, so her child would be an American.
Of or pertaining to the Americas. More often this is specified as either "North American" or "South American."
Of, from, or pertaining to the United States of America, its people or its culture.
The English language as spoken in the USA; American English.
Etymology: *, or via Modified Latin Americanus with the same etymology.
of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians
of or pertaining to the United States
a native of America; -- originally applied to the aboriginal inhabitants, but now applied to the descendants of Europeans born in America, and especially to the citizens of the United States
Etymology: [Named from Americus Vespucius.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-mer′ik-an, adj. pertaining to America, esp. to the United States.—n. a native of America.—v.t. Amer′icanise, to render American.—n. Amer′icanism, a custom, characteristic, word, phrase, or idiom peculiar to Americans: condition of being an American citizen: devotion to American institutions. [From America, so called unfairly from Amerigo Vespucci, a navigator who explored a small part of South America seven years after the first voyage of Columbus.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'American' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #592
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Rank popularity for the word 'American' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1294
Rank popularity for the word 'American' in Nouns Frequency: #1250
Rank popularity for the word 'American' in Adjectives Frequency: #71
The numerical value of American in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of American in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
We are making a conscience effort to be out in the community and show African American voters here that African American voters are an important part of my hopes and dreams for this part of the state.
When President Donald Trump screams socialism, all of his hypocrisy will not be lost on the American people.
Many of these countries are getting millions and millions of dollars from the American taxpayer, and then not taking their criminals back.
I get my role as a former national chairman. I get it, but I'm African American. I get my role as a former party leader. I'm still African American.
From now on, we’re going to stand up for American jobs, workers, their security and for American steel companies.
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