Native American

noun

Definition of Native American

  1. :  a member of any of the indigenous peoples of the western hemisphere; especially :  a Native American of North America and especially the U.S. — compare american indian

Native American

adjective

Circa 1628

First Known Use of native american

circa 1628


NATIVE AMERICAN Defined for English Language Learners

Native American

noun

Definition of Native American for English Language Learners

  • : a member of any of the first groups of people living in North America or South America; especially : a member of one of these groups from the U.S.


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