Americana


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A·mer·i·ca·na 1

 (ä-mĕ′rē-kä′nä)
A city of southeast Brazil northwest of São Paulo. It was settled by American Confederate sympathizers after the Civil War.

A·mer·i·ca·na 2

 (ə-mĕr′ə-kä′nə, -kăn′ə, -kā′nə)
n.
1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Materials relating to American history, folklore, or geography or considered to be typical of American culture: Americana are featured in the exhibit.
2. (used with a sing. verb) The culture of America: "[Hip-hop is] as much of a fixture in Americana as hot dogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet" (Ken Capobianco).

Americana

(əˌmɛrɪˈkɑːnə)
pl n
1. objects, such as books, documents, relics, etc, relating to America, esp in the form of a collection
2. (Pop Music) all forms of traditional music indigenous to America, and their modern variants

A•mer•i•ca•na

(əˌmɛr ɪˈkæn ə, -ˈkɑ nə, -ˈkeɪ nə)

n.pl.
books, papers, maps, etc., relating to America, esp. to its history, culture, and geography.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Americana - any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of AmericaAmericana - any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture - furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
Translations

Americana

[əˌmɛrɪˈkɑːnə] n collection d'objets liés à la culture des États-UnisAmerican Dream n
the American Dream → le rêve américainAmerican football n (British)
(= game) → football m américain
(= ball) → ballon m de football américainAmerican Indian (mainly British)
adjdes Indiens d'Amérique
nIndien(ne) m/f d'Amérique
References in classic literature ?
You should speedily see a Historia Naturalis Americana, that would put the sneering imitators of the Frenchman, De Buffon, to shame!
At the Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards, Gillian Welch was the last woman to win artist of the year when she did in 2012.
Stirling-based songwriter Norrie McCulloch plays theTolbooth in June with his brand of Americana with a Scottish twang - a unique blend of indie, country and folk influences that has gained top reviews and regular airplay from BBC radio throughout his recorded output.
AMERICANA AS A SPECIALTY has been actively dealt in for 165 years now, since the opening of Obadiah Rich's establishment in London in 1828.
Thirty-minute talks are led by Library staff and highlight selected items on display in the "Baseball Americana" gallery.
In the pages of "Bluegrass, Newgrass, Old-Time, and Americana Music", and based on exclusive interviews with over 120 groundbreaking musicians, Harris has crafted what feels like the first truly comprehensive history of bluegrass.
ABS said through a broad range of products, from fine art prints to home decor, the company looks forward to marketing and promoting an artistic genre that celebrates wildlife and Americana.
Greenstone Properties will ask to rezone the property owned at Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive that the Atlanta-based developer expects to acquire from St.
Lantmannen Unibake's Americana brand has released insights from a NEW burger study, spanning analysis of the burger market by the UK's leading burger blogger Burger Lad, burger insights & preferences from consumers and expert advice from leading industry decision makers.
Vella americana (Drury) is an acanthaclisine antlion found in the southeastern United States and Mexico, and possibly the largest antlion in the Western Hemisphere (Miller & Stange 1985).
Synopsis: Raised on a used-car lot, showman, tour guide, food crafter, and author Charles Phoenix was destined to become the Ambassador of Americana. The photo collector, food crafter, and field tripper is famed for his hilarious live show performances and "theme park" tour of downtown Los Angeles.
029 2087 8889 MUSIC William The Conqueror The band's bluesy indie-Americana has already seen them head out to Nashville to perform at AmericanaFest, share a stage with the likes of Richard Thompson and Van Morrison courtesy of a nomination for Song of the Year at the UK Americana Awards, and sign to Loose Music.

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