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Gen′eral Amer′ican


n.
any of various forms of American English popularly thought to reflect few regional peculiarities: usu. including the speech of all parts of the U.S. except the South (the Southern and southern Midland dialects), E New England, and the New York City area.
[1930–35, Amer.]
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