American Sign Language


American Sign Language

noun

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

Full Definition of AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

:  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

First Known Use of AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

1960

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