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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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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.
Americans deserve better, and in this city today there are people who want to do better, and so I say to all of you here, let us resolve to reform our politics, so that power and privilege no longer shout down the voice of the people.
In one thing, at least, I feel sure that the English are ahead of Americans, and that is, that they have learned how to get more out of life.
Our train of stores goes there, our battleships elbow the Americans out of our way there."
You stop at the Schreiber--you'll find it full of Americans. What ship did you say you came over in?"
The Gun Club once founded, it is easy to conceive the result of the inventive genius of the Americans. Their military weapons attained colossal proportions, and their projectiles, exceeding the prescribed limits, unfortunately occasionally cut in two some unoffending pedestrians.
The studio was much fuller than it had been in the morning, and there was not the preponderance of English and Americans; nor were women there in so large a proportion.
I meet a great many Americans, who, as a general thing, I must say, are not as polite to me as the people over here.
Those legions of strangers, hurrying from all parts of the globe toward the American shores, would they leave the Union without having seen Barbicane, Nicholl, and Michel Ardan?
"They say that when good Americans die they go to Paris," chuckled Sir Thomas, who had a large wardrobe of Humour's cast-off clothes.
At the close of the American Revolution he was still in London, and scarce on the threshold of active life.
John Jacob Astor to establish an American emporium for the fur trade at the mouth of the Columbia, or Oregon River; of the failure of that enterprise through the capture of Astoria by the British, in 1814; and of the way in which the control of the trade of the Columbia and its dependencies fell into the hands of the Northwest Company.
The geological formation of that portion of the American Union, which lies between the Alleghanies and the Rocky Mountains, has given rise to many ingenious theories.
He leaned over the bulwarks of the Donau as the American passengers crossed the plank--the travellers who embark at Southampton are mainly of that nationality--and curiously, indifferently, vaguely, through the smoke of his cigar, saw them absorbed in the huge capacity of the ship, where he had the agreeable consciousness that his own nest was comfortably made.
It is generally believed that the Aborigines of the American continent have an Asiatic origin.
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