Asian American

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A·sian A·mer·i·can

also A·sian-A·mer·i·can  (ā′zhən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
A US citizen or resident of Asian ancestry. See Usage Note at Amerasian.

A′sian-A·mer′i·can adj.
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Noun1.Asian American - an American who is of Asian descent
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Next came the commercial success of the comedy 'ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi' (2013) and the thriller 'Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi'(2013).
Having given hit films like "ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi" and Mani Ratnam's "O Kadhal Kanmani", the 31-year-old actor will foray into Hindi cinema with a comedy-road movie titled "Karwaan".
Awasthi alleges that management called her children "ABCD," short for "American-Born Confused Desi" and "IBCD", short for "Indian-Born Confused Desi", which are both derogatory terms used to criticize Americanized people of Indian ancestry.

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