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Definition of American


  1. Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.
  2. Of or pertaining to the United States.
  3. 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.
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American Translations

american in Afrikaans is Amerikaans, Amerikaner
american in Danish is amerikaner
american in Dutch is Amerikaans
american in Finnish is amerikkalainen
american in German is amerikanisch, amerikanische, Amerikaner {m}
american in Hungarian is amerikai
american in Italian is americano
american in Portuguese is Americano
american in Spanish is estadounidense, norteamericano, americano
american in Swedish is amerikansk