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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

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

A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity.
Dan Rather

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
John F. Kennedy

The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it's possible to achieve the American dream.
Tommy Hilfiger
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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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