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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)
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).
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)
books, papers, maps, etc., relating to America, esp. to its history, culture, and geography.
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|Noun||1.||Americana - any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America|
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"
Americana[əˌmɛrɪˈkɑːnə] n collection d'objets liés à la culture des États-UnisAmerican Dream n
the American Dream → le rêve américainAmerican football n (British)
adj → des Indiens d'Amérique
n → Indien(ne) m/f d'Amérique