What does Americana mean?

Definitions for Americana
əˌmɛr ɪˈkæn ə, -ˈkɑ nə, -ˈkeɪ nəAmer·i·cana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Americananoun

    any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America

Wiktionary

  1. Americananoun

    All things peculiar to the United States' culture and people, anything that is a symbol of American life.

  2. Americananoun

    An amalgam of roots musics formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the American musical ethos; specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other external influential styles.

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  1. Americana

    Americana refers to artifacts, or a collection of artifacts, related to the history, geography, folklore, and cultural heritage of the United States. Many kinds of material fall within the definition of Americana: paintings, prints and drawings; license plates or entire vehicles, household objects, tools and weapons; flags, plaques and statues, and so on. Patriotism and nostalgia play a defining role in the subject. The things involved need not be old, but need to have the appropriate associations. The term may be used to describe the theme of a museum or collection, or of goods for sale. The term can be used to describe studies of American culture - especially studies based in other countries. Americana music is contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B, blues, resulting in a distinctive roots-oriented sound.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Americana in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Americana in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Americana in a Sentence

  1. Rhiannon Giddens:

    I love the U.K. folk scene. In the States, nobody knows what to do with me. There's still a very narrow definition of Americana.

  2. Tim Carpenter:

    People responded to that case, they said this is really important; this is a piece of Americana.

  3. Barry Williams:

    I’m very proud to have been a part of this show, i’m proud to have had a part in creating a character in a show that has had this long-lasting saturation in Americana.

  4. Margaret Barrett:

    This is a great piece of lost Pop Culture and Americana, there is a lot of interest in it.

  5. Troy Thibodeau:

    A card in lesser condition of a stiff who never made it into the Hall of Fame might go for as little as $100, these are truly pieces of art. They're colorful, they're bright, they're folky, they're Americana.

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