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An American, especially an inhabitant of the United States, whose language and ancestry are English.
1. Of, relating to, or between England and America, especially the United States.
2. Of or relating to Anglo-Americans.


of or relating to relations between England and the United States or their peoples
chiefly US an inhabitant or citizen of the United States who was or whose ancestors were born in England


(ˈæŋ gloʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kən)

1. of, pertaining to, or involving England and America, esp. the United States, or their peoples: the Anglo-American alliance.
a. an American born in England or of English descent.
b. any American whose first language is English.
[1730–40, Amer.]
An′glo-A•mer′i•can•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anglo-American - an American who was born in Britain or one whose ancestors were BritishAnglo-American - an American who was born in Britain or one whose ancestors were British
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States


A. ADJangloamericano
B. Nangloamericano/a m/f
References in classic literature ?
A very different scene presented itself within the lines of the Anglo-American army.
The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty-five members, and there was still much material left to draw from.
There is an Anglo-American journalist interviewing Madame de S now, or I would take you up," she continued in a changed tone and glancing towards the staircase.
The Anglo-American is apt to boast, and not without reason, that his nation may claim a descent more truly honourable than that of any other people whose history is to be credited.
These two great divisions consisted, on the one side, of the Five, or, as they were afterward called, the Six Nations, and their allies; and, on the other, of the Lenni Lenape, or Delawares, with the numerous and powerful tribes that owned that nation as their grandfather The former was generally called, by the Anglo-Americans Iroquois, or the Six Nations, and sometimes Mingoes.
Leo Strauss and Anglo-American Democracy: A Conservative Critique, Grant N.
Anglo-American relations; contemporary perspectives.
The government will be guided by law when deciding how to react to an announcement by Anglo-American plc that it plans to sell its 100% owned Skorpion Zinc mine in the south of the country.
The notion of a harmonious Anglo-American alliance stems from what British Prime Minister Winston Churchill labeled the "special relationship" between the United States and Great Britain during World War II.
He's perhaps most recognized for his evocative images of Southern California--swimming pools, desert landscapes, and nubile young men--but gay Anglo-American artist David Hockney has been painting portraits for 50 years.
Johnson and Anglo-American Relations 'At the Summit', 1964-68.
Another is more current, reflecting the contemporary interest in eliding the nationalist gap separating British and American thought to treat the Atlantic World as a fundamentally single unit embracing a common literary and linguistic culture; insofar as the slave trade was a joint Anglo-American activity this perspective is particularly relevant to Gould's project.

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