from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Representative of the people of the United States or their ideals; typically American.
  • adjective Sports Chosen as the best amateur in the United States at a particular position or event.
  • adjective Composed entirely of Americans or American materials.
  • adjective Of all the American nations.
  • noun An all-American athlete.

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

  • noun A United States patriot
  • adjective Known by, encompassing all of, or best in America.


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