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: a characteristic feature of American English especially as contrasted with British English
: attachment or allegiance to the traditions, interests, or ideals of the U.S.
: a custom or trait peculiar to America
: the political principles and practices essential to American culture
1781, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: a word or meaning that is common in U.S. English but is not common in the kinds of English spoken outside the U.S.
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