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Synonyms for American

Yankee or Yank

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Yankee or Yank

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  • Yankee or Yank
  • Yankee Doodle

Synonyms for American

a native or inhabitant of the United States

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Like nations of higher pretensions, the American Indian gives a very different account of his own tribe or race from that which is given by other people.
It is rather fashionable to marry Americans just now, Uncle George.
And so today we pledge an end to the era of deadlock and drift, and a new season of American renewal has begun.
And as he dreamed, Fate, cruel and inexorable, crept stealthily upon him through the dark corridor of the squalid building in which he slept--Fate in the form of the American crook, Condon.
Oh, but we can easily buy some cards, for they are sold on all the American trains.
As this law affected all the American colonies alike, it naturally led them to think of consulting together is order to procure its repeal.
In consequence of the apathy and neglect of the American government, Mr.
compromise law = the American Tariff Act of 1832, which reduced tariffs on some items, but retained the high customs duties on the import of textile products}
He joined the crew of the American frigate United States, which reached Boston, stopping on the way at one of the Peruvian ports, in October of 1844.
Accordingly, Oswego, Niagara, Detroit, Michilimackinac, and other posts on the American side of the lakes, were given up.
The passengers who came on board at Southampton were not of the greasy class; they were for the most part American families who had been spending the summer, or a longer period, in Europe.
I should say the position of woman here was considerably higher, though by no means coming up to the American standard.
THIS stanza from "The Raven" was recommended by James Russell Lowell as an inscription upon the Baltimore monument which marks the resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, the most interesting and original figure in American letters.
In this region, in the month of June, American travelers are extremely numerous; it may be said, indeed, that Vevey assumes at this period some of the characteristics of an American watering place.
Weeks, one of the American students, seeing him alone, went up and began to talk to him.
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