American

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 U.S.
2. the English language as spoken and written in the U.S.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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