Amerindian


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Am·er·in·di·an

 (ăm′ə-rĭn′dē-ən) also Am·er·ind (ăm′ə-rĭnd′)
n.
An American Indian. See Usage Note at American Indian.


Am′er·in′di·an, Am′er·ind′ adj.
Am′er·in′dic adj.
Usage Note: The contractions Amerindian and Amerind occur infrequently in modern American English, especially with reference to the Native American peoples of the United States and Canada. They are somewhat more common in anthropological contexts or when used of the native peoples of the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Amerindian

(ˌæməˈrɪndɪən)
n, adj
1. (Peoples) a specialist word, esp in linguistics and anthropology, for American Indian
2. (Languages) a specialist word, esp in linguistics and anthropology, for American Indian
ˌAmerˈindic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Amerindian - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrivedAmerindian - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
war party - a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)
person of color, person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
American Indian, Indian, Red Indian - a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
South American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South America
Carib, Carib Indian - a member of an American Indian peoples of northeastern South America and the Lesser Antilles
Arawak, Arawakan - a member of a widespread group of Amerindians living in northeastern South America
Translations

Amerindian

[ˌæməˈrɪndɪən]
A. ADJamerindio
B. Namerindio/a m/f

Amerindian

nIndianer(in) m(f)
adjindianisch
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The fusion of nineteenth century Amerindian and Anglo cultures in the persons of Cynthia and Quanah, in addition to a colorful cast of warriors, soldiers, settlers, and statesmen, makes the narrative a particularly engrossing story.