American

Waters:Northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Description (in water): This small (average 3 to 5 lbs.) silver-skinned saltwater school fish, like salmon, is anadromous--every spring it migrates to rivers to spawn in fresh water. Most shad have deep blue backs (hickory shad have gray-green backs) amd silvery sides and bellies. Shad is a member of the
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American

[adj] - of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture 2. [adj] - of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas 3. [n] - a native or inhabitant of the United States 4. [n] - a native or inhabitant of America
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American

A·mer'i·can (ȧ*mẽr'ĭ*k a n) adjective [ Named from Americus Vespucius.] 1. Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians. 2. Of or pertaining to the United States. 'A young officer of the American na
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American

A·mer'i·can (ȧ*mẽr'ĭ*k a n) noun 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. « The name American must always exalt
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American

adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas; `the American hemisphere`; `American flora and fauna`
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American

noun a native or inhabitant of the United States
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American

• (a.) Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the United States. • (n.) 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:
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american

  1. a native or inhabitant of the United States
  2. the English language as used in the United States
  3. a native or inhabitant of America

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American

American, river, 30 mi (48 km) long, rising in N central Calif. in the Sierra Nevada and flowing SW into the Sacramento River at Sacramento. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill (see Sutter, John Augustus) along the river in 1848 led to the California gold rush of 1849. The American is a magnet fo...
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American

American is a term referring to someone or something that comes from, or is found in, America.
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American

A descriptive term used to identify the group of American-type cheeses which includes Cheddar, Colby, granular or stirred-curd, and washed or soaked-curd cheeses. Monterey Jack is also included in this group.
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American

[1902 automobile] The American was a wheel-steered gas buggy manufactured in Cleveland from 1902 to 1903. It was the second of three American automobile marques to bear this name. ...
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American

[1916 automobile] The American was an American automobile, built in Plainfield, New Jersey, manufactured from 1917 to 1924. The company also used names American Balanced Six or American Six, `Balanced` referred to its chassis, not the engine. It was an assembled car, one of many built in its time, and it used components from several manufac
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American

[1899 automobile] The American was an American automobile designed by Frank Duryea and manufactured by the American Automobile Company of New York City in 1899. It was a `hydro-carbon carriage` which could be started from the seat by its chain-and-sprocket gearing. ...
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American

[word] The meaning of the word `American` in the English language varies according to the historical, geographical, and political context in which it is used. American is derived from America, a term originally denoting all of the New World (also called the Americas). In some expressions, it retains this Pan-American sense, but its usage ha
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