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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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As the four sisters went home through the garden, Miss Kate looked after them, saying, without the patronizing tone in her voice, "In spite of their demonstrative manners, American girls are very nice when one knows them.
At length, perchance, the immaterial heaven will appear as much higher to the American mind, and the intimations that star it as much brighter.
There are limits even to the speed of American girls; but the first, my boy
I assure you there is no nonsense about the Americans.
Daniel Drew, the New York financier, who was born before the American Constitution was adopted, was still alive; so were Commodore Vanderbilt, Joseph Henry, A.
Americans have ever been a restless, questing, hopeful people, and we must bring to our task today the vision and will of those who came before us.
Since this country was founded, each generation of Americans has been summoned to give testimony to its national loyalty.
Yes, gentlemen, on that shield the Constitution of the United States was sculptured (by forms unseen, and in characters then invisible to mortal eye), the predestined and prophetic history of the one confederated people of the North American Union.
These last words were cowardly on my part; but, up to a certain point, I wished to shelter my dignity as professor, and not give too much cause for laughter to the Americans, who laugh well when they do laugh.
It may be taken for granted that, rash as the Americans usually are, when they are prudent there is good reason for it.
I confess I was surprised at hearing the SIZE of the Americans sneered at by POCKET-HANDKERCHIEFS, as I remember to have read that the NOSES of the New Yorkers, in particular, were materially larger than common.
This marked man of the world had added that the Americans are greatly impressed by a coronet.
She is very pretty, and always wears a black dress, with the most beautiful fit; she speaks a little English; she tells me she had to learn it in order to converse with the Americans who come in such numbers to this hotel.
Winterbourne, laughing, answered that he had met Germans who spoke like Americans, but that he had not, so far as he remembered, met an American who spoke like a German.
The Americans had indeed grown so accustomed to the idea that Great Britain could be trusted to keep the peace of the Atlantic that a naval attack on the eastern seaboard found them unprepared even in their imaginations.
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