from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A U.S. citizen or resident of European descent.
  • adj. Of or relating to Euro-Americans.
  • adj. Of or relating to Europe and America.


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  • BJJ even has multicultural origins (based on Japanese Judo and Euro-American catch wrestling, perfected by a Scottish-Brazilian family: the famous Gracies), which is one of the themes of the book.

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  • Even just major city access, or Euro-American access would be fine.

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  • As the Euro-American population in these areas exploded, the convenient expedient of moving Indians beyond the line of white settlement collapsed.

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  • But as they became increasingly dependent on Euro-American goods they harvested more and more to trade for manufactured items and alcohol.

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  • Intertribal enmity facilitated the Euro-American conquest in two ways.

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  • Few believed that it should take place in the midst of Euro-American society, or that it would be done quickly.

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  • But such leaders never represented an entire tribe; indeed the very notion of a “tribe” was a Euro-American construct that bore little relationship to the complex ethnic reality of Indian societies.

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  • First, it allowed whites to divide and conquer, for they usually found Native American allies who relished access to European weapons and trade goods and embraced Euro-American assistance in fighting traditional Indian foes.

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  • After Bird Cloud was finished and I was living in the house I found that the Euro-American division of time into five-day workweeks and two-day weekends crumbled away.

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  • Would anyone like to bet whether the "Euro-American" cities are big net payers of federal taxes, or whether the "aspirational, market-oriented" ones are big net recipients?

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