American Dream definition by Webster's New World
American Dream definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also American Dreamnoun
American Dream - Cultural Definition
A phrase connoting hope for prosperity and happiness, symbolized particularly by having a house of one's own. Possibly applied at first to the hopes of immigrants, the phrase now applies to all except the very rich and suggests a confident hope that one's children's economic and social condition will be better than one's own.
Variant of American dream