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Definition of American

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.

American Quotations

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
Winston Churchill

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Albert Einstein

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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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

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