Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Books and papers relating to America, particularly to its early history, geography, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any artifact (such a books or furniture or art) that is distinctive to America.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun All things peculiar to the United States' culture and people, anything that is a symbol of American life.
  • noun music An amalgam of roots musics formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the American musical ethos; specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other external influential styles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America

Etymologies

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American +‎ -ana

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