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A·mer·i·can·ist

 (ə-mĕr′ĭ-kə-nĭst)
n.
1. One who studies a facet of America, such as its history or geology.
2. A specialist in the study of American aboriginal cultures or languages.
3. One that is sympathetic to the United States and its policies.

Americanist

(əˈmɛrɪkənɪst)
n
a person who studies some aspect of America, such as its history or languages

A•mer•i•can•ist

(əˈmɛr ɪ kə nɪst)

n.
1. a student of America, esp. of its history, culture, and geography.
2. a specialist in the cultures or languages of American Indians.
[1880–85]