Anglo-American

noun
An·​glo-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌaŋ-glō-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce Anglo-American (audio) \

Definition of Anglo-American

1 : an inhabitant of the U.S. of English origin or descent
2 : a North American whose native language is English and especially whose culture or ethnic background is of European origin

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Anglo-American adjective

First Known Use of Anglo-American

1776, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Anglo-American.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo-American. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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Anglo-American

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Anglo-American

: an American whose family comes originally from England

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