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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

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

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

There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress.
Mark Twain

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.
Thomas Jefferson
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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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