North American Indian

noun

: an Indian of the North American continent
especially : an Indian of the U.S. and Canada

Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of North American Indian was in 1748

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“North American Indian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/North%20American%20Indian. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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