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American Sign Language

noun

Simple Definition of American Sign Language

  • : a kind of sign language used in the U.S. and Canada

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of American Sign Language

  1. :  a sign language for the deaf in which meaning is conveyed by a system of articulated hand gestures and their placement relative to the upper body

1960

First Known Use of american sign language

1960


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