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Americana

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noun plural Amer·i·ca·na \ə-ˌmer-ə-ˈkä-nə, -ˌmər-, -ˌme-rə-, -ˈka-nə\

Simple Definition of Americana

  • : things produced in the U.S. and thought to be typical of the U.S. or its culture

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Americana

  1. 1 :  materials concerning or characteristic of America, its civilization, or its culture; broadly :  things typical of America

  2. 2 :  American culture

  3. 3 :  a genre of American music having roots in early folk and country music

1841

First Known Use of americana

1841


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