American
adj.
American is used with these nouns: ↑football, ↑history, ↑premiere, ↑twang

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • American — may refer to: * A person, inhabitant, or attribute of the United States of America * A person, an inhabitant, or attribute of the Americas, the lands and regions of the Western Hemisphere * A person or attribute of the indigenous peoples of the… …   Wikipedia

  • American — aloe (century plant); American beauty (crimson rose); American buffalo (bison); American cheddar (also called American cheese or store cheese); American cheese (cheddar); American cloth (oil cloth); American cotton (upland cotton); American… …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • American — A*mer i*can ([.a]*m[ e]r [i^]*kan), a. [Named from Americus Vespucius.] 1. Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the United States. A young officer of the American navy.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • american — AMERICÁN, Ă, americani, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană care face parte din populaţia de bază a Statelor Unite ale Americii sau (mai rar) din populaţia de bază a unui alt stat al Americii. 2. adj. Care aparţine (populaţiei) Statelor… …   Dicționar Român

  • American — [ə mer′i kən] adj. 1. of or in America ☆ 2. of, in, or characteristic of the U.S. or its people or culture [the American language] n. 1. a person born or living in North or South America; specif., a) Obs. an American Indian b) a citizen of the… …   English World dictionary

  • American — A*mer i*can ([.a]*m[ e]r [i^]*kan), n. 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. [1913 Webster] The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American — 1570s (n.); 1590s (adj.), from Mod.L. Americanus, from AMERICA (Cf. America) (q.v.); originally in reference to what now are called Native Americans; the sense of resident of North America of European (originally British) descent is first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • American — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the United States or to the continents of America. ► NOUN ▪ a person from the United States or any of the countries of North, South, or Central America. DERIVATIVES Americanize (also Americanise) verb …   English terms dictionary

  • American — Americanly, adv. Americanness, n. /euh mer i keuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the United States of America or its inhabitants: an American citizen. 2. of or pertaining to North or South America; of the Western Hemisphere: the American… …   Universalium

  • American — (as used in expressions) American Association of Retired Persons American Broadcasting Co. American Federation of Labor Congress of Industrial Organizations American Airlines American Ballet Theatre American Bar Association American Civil… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • American — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Related to the Western Hemisphere] Syn. hemispheric, continental, Western, North American, Latin American, South American, Central American, Pan American, inter American. In reference to specific countries: Canadian,… …   English dictionary for students

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