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Adjective
/əˈmerikən/,
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of the United States or its inhabitants,
  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the United States or its inhabitants
    • - the election of a new American president
  2. Relating to or denoting the continents of America
    • - the American continent south of the tropic of Cancer
Noun
  1. A native or citizen of the United States

  2. A native or inhabitant of any of the countries of North, South, or Central America

  3. The English language as it is used in the United States; American English


  1. of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture; "American citizens"; "American English"; "the American dream"
  2. a native or inhabitant of the United States
  3. American English: the English language as used in the United States
  4. of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas; "the American hemisphere"; "American flora and fauna"
  5. The American was made by the American Automobile Manufacturing Co, New Albany, Indiana from 1911 to 1912. It had a two-stroke engine and was made from 1911 to 1912. After that, there is no record of passenger cars made by the company, though it made trucks into 1913. ...
  6. The American was made by American Cyclecar Co of Detroit, Michigan in 1914. It had a 4-cylinder engine of 1.2 liters, and featured a friction transmission and chain drive. The headlights were inserted into the fenders, a feature later associated with the Pierce-Arrow. ...
  7. The American was an American automobile, built in Plainfield, New Jersey, manufactured from 1917 to 1924. The company also used names American Balanced Six or American Six. ...
  8. The American is a breed of cattle native to the United States and known for its heritage as an American Bison hybrid. It was developed in the 1950s by a New Mexico rancher looking for beef cattle which could survive on poor fodder in the arid Southwest.
  9. AmericanEP is an EP released by The Chemical Brothers in 2002, following the release of their successful album Come with Us.
  10. The Americas, or America, america. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/america (accessed: January 27, 2008). ...
  11. The United States has a total resident population of . It is a very urbanized population, with 81% residing in cities and suburbs as of mid-2005 (the worldwide urban rate was 49%). ...
  12. The American River (Río de los Americanos during the Mexican-ruled period before 1846) is a California watercourse noted as the site of Sutter's Mill, northwest of Placerville, California, where gold was found in 1848, leading to the California Gold Rush. ...
  13. American wine has been produced for over 300 years. Today, wine production is performed in all fifty states, with California leading the way in wine production followed by Washington State, Oregon and New York. ...
  14. The meaning of the word American in the English language varies, according to the historical, geographical, and political context in which it is used. It is derived from America, a term originally denoting all of the New World (also called "the Americas"). ...
  15. The American is a 2010 American thriller film directed by Anton Corbijn and starring George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, Violante Placido, Irina Björklund, and Paolo Bonacelli. It is an adaptation of the 1990 novel A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth. The film opened on September 1, 2010. ...
  16. The American is comic book series published in 1987 by Dark Horse Comics and written by Mark Verheiden.
  17. The American is an online magazine published by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C. The magazine's primary focus is the intersection of economics and politics. ...
  18. The American is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1876–1877 and then as a book in 1877. ...
  19. The American is a 217 ft (66 m) bronze statue of a Native American to be built at Holmes Peak near Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, by sculptor Shan Gray.
  20. Americanese is a 2006 American independent film acquired by IFC Films but not yet released. It is a romantic drama about the break-up of a couple, about love and memory, and how race plays into the lives of contemporary Asian Americans and Hapa/mixed-race Americans.
  21. (America (1831 song)) "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", also known as "America", is an American patriotic song, whose lyrics were written by Samuel Francis Smith. The melody is that of the British national anthem, God Save the Queen, although Smith encountered it by way of a German adaptation. ...
  22. (Americans) white people above a certain economic standard who live in the United States; descended from white people of western European origin. Some African Americans, Arabs, Jews and Cubans are accepted as white people in public settings. Asians are tolerated, but resented.
  23. (America) This cultivar is reported by Hedrick (Grapes of New York, 1912) to be the result of the complex V.lincecumii derived Jaeger 43 x Unknown V.rupestris hybrid cross. Easily rooted (unlike several of the genus), vigorous and notably resistant to heat and cold, being hardy to -30 deg. ...
  24. (America (Fuck Yeah)) America is/was a democracy, or to be more specific, a republic. This semantic distinction is why the Republican party tends to do better than the Democrats. America led the way in government with ideas like freedom of speech and religion. ...
  25. (America) 'am-er-e-ka\ n: 1 a : Nazi Germany b : Saudi Arabia c : Iran d : China e : to be directly compared with any nation that has a bad reputation in the international community provided that they have the death penalty (this means that Japan and Singapore are not to be included in this list ...