The definition of an American is someone who is a natural born or naturalized citizen of the United States.(noun)
An example of an American is Abraham Lincoln.
An American is defined as someone who lives in North or South America.(noun)
An example of an American is someone who lives in Brazil.
American describes a person or thing from the United States of America.(adjective)
An example of some things that are described as American are apple pie and baseball.
The definition of American refers to any person or thing related to, or aboriginal to, North or South America.(adjective)
An example of people that are referred to as American are Inuits.
See American in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See American in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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