Franco-American

noun
Fran·​co-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌfraŋ-kō-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce Franco-American (audio) \

Definition of Franco-American

: an American of French or especially French-Canadian descent

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Franco-American adjective

First Known Use of Franco-American

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Franco-American.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Franco-American. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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Franco-American

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: an American whose family comes originally from France

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