Amerasian

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noun Am·er·asian \ˈa-mə-ˈrā-zhən, -shən\

Definition of Amerasian

  1. :  a person of mixed American and Asian descent; especially :  one fathered by an American and especially an American serviceman in Asia

Origin and Etymology of amerasian

American + Asian


First Known Use: 1953


AMERASIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Amerasian

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noun Am·er·asian \ˈa-mə-ˈrā-zhən, -shən\

Definition of Amerasian for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has one parent from the U.S. (such as a father who served in the armed forces) and one parent from Asia

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