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American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the
United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country Continental United States, primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 U.S. state, states, a Washington, D.C., ...

United States
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Americans Americans are the citizens Citizenship is a relationship between an individual and a state to which the individual owes allegiance and in turn is entitled to its protection. Each state determines the conditions under which it will recogn ...
, citizens and nationals of the United States of America **
American ancestry American ancestry refers to people in the United States who self-identify 300px, What does it take for a person to persist from moment to moment—for the same person to exist at different moments? Personal identity is the unique numerical ...
, people who self-identify their ancestry as "American" **
American English American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of variety (linguistics), varieties of the English language native to the United States. Currently, American English is the m ...
, the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States **
Native Americans in the United States Native Americans, also known as American Indians, First Americans, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the Indigenous peoples Indigenous peoples, also referred to as first peoples, first nations, aboriginal peoples, native peopl ...
, indigenous peoples of the United States * American, something of, from, or related to the
Americas The Americas (also collectively called America) is a landmass comprising the totality of North America, North and South America. The Americas make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World. Along with th ...

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Indigenous peoples of the Americas The Indigenous peoples of the Americas, also known as Amerindians or Indians, are the inhabitants of the Americas The Americas (also collectively called America) is a landmass comprising the totality of North North is one of the fo ...
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American (word) The meaning of the word ''American'' in the English language varies according to the historical, geographical, and political context in which it is used. ''American'' is derived from ''America'', a term originally denoting all of the New World (als ...
, for analysis and history of the meanings in various contexts


Organizations

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American Airlines American Airlines, Inc. (AA or AAL) is a major American airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state In the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly kn ...

American Airlines
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American Recordings (record label) American Recordings (formerly Def American Recordings) is an American record label headed by producer Rick Rubin Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (; born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records. ...
, a record label previously known as Def American *
American University The American University (AU or American) is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an ...
, in Washington, D.C.


Sports teams

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Allen Americans The Allen Americans are an ice hockey team headquartered at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas Allen is a city in Collin County, Texas, United States, a northern suburb of Dallas. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total ...
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Baltimore Americans The Baltimore German was an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a sphere, spherical Ball (association football), ball between two teams of 11 football player, pla ...
, the name of two soccer teams, one from 1939 to 1942 and one from 1942 to 1948 *
Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball Baseball is a bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting (baseball), batting and fielding. The game proceeds when a play ...
, a baseball team known from 1901 to 1907 as the Boston Americans *
Brooklyn Nets The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court A court is any person or institution, often as ...

Brooklyn Nets
, a basketball team known in the 1960s as the New York Americans and New Jersey Americans *
Chicago Americans The Chicago Americans was an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a sphere, spherical Ball (association football), ball between two teams of 11 football player, pl ...
, a soccer team in 1972 *
Dallas AmericansDallas Americans was an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a sphere, spherical Ball (association football), ball between two teams of 11 football player, players. ...
, a soccer team from 1983 to 1985 *
Hartford Americans The Hartford Americans was an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport A team sport includes any sport Sport pertains to any form of Competition, competitive physi ...
, a soccer team from 1927 to 1928 *
Miami AmericansThe Miami Americans was an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a sphere, spherical Ball (association football), ball between two teams of 11 football player, playe ...
, a reincarnation of the New Jersey Americans in 1980 *
Nashville Americans The Nashville Americans were a minor league baseball Minor League Baseball (MiLB) is a hierarchy of professional baseball Professional baseball is organized baseball in which players are selected for their talents and are paid to play for a s ...

Nashville Americans
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New Jersey Americans (soccer)The New Jersey Americans were an American soccer club based in New Brunswick, New Jersey that was a member of the American Soccer League. The team won the ASL championship in 1977, in its second year of existence. After the 1979 season, the club ...
, a soccer team from 1976 to 1979 *
New York Americans (soccer) The New York Americans were an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport A team sport includes any sport Sport pertains to any form of Competition, competitive phys ...
, a soccer team from 1931 to 1956 *
New York Americans The New York Americans, colloquially known as the Amerks, were a professional ice hockey Ice hockey is a contact Contact may refer to: Interaction Physical interaction * Contact (geology)A geological contact is a boundary which separa ...
, an ice hockey team from 1925 to 1942 *
New York Yankees (1940 AFL) The New York Yankees of the third American Football League The American Football League, also known retrospectively as the AFL III to distinguish it from earlier organizations of that name, was a professional American football league that oper ...
, an American football team known as the New York Americans in 1941 *
Oakland Oaks (ABA) The Oakland Oaks were a charter member of the original American Basketball Association The original American Basketball Association (ABA) was a major men's professional basketball league from 1967 to 1976. The ABA ceased to exist with the ABA ...
, a basketball team known briefly in 1967 as the Oakland Americans *
Pittsburgh Americans The Pittsburgh Americans or Pittsburgh Amerks were a professional American football American football, referred to simply as football in the United States and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players o ...
, an American football team from 1936 to 1937 *
Rochester Americans The Rochester Americans (colloquially known as the Amerks) are a professional ice hockey Ice hockey is a contact Contact may refer to: Interaction Physical interaction * Contact (geology)A geological contact is a boundary which separat ...
, a minor league ice hockey franchise in the American Hockey League (AHL) *
Seattle Totems The Seattle Totems were a professional ice hockey Ice hockey is a contact Contact may refer to: Interaction Physical interaction * Contact (geology)A geological contact is a boundary which separates one rock body from another. A cont ...
, an ice hockey team known from 1955 to 1958 as the Seattle Americans *
Tri-City Americans The Tri-City Americans are a major junior ice hockey Junior hockey is a level of competitive ice hockey generally for players between 16 and 21 years of age. Junior hockey leagues in the United States and Canada are considered amateur (with som ...
, a junior ice hockey team *
Uhrik Truckers Philadelphia German-American was an American soccer Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a sphere, spherical Ball (association football), ball between two teams of 11 football ...
, a soccer team known from 1941 to 1953 as the Philadelphia Americans


Vehicles

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American (1899 automobile) The American was an American American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States ...
, by American Automobile Company, New York City *
American (1902 automobile) The American, often nicknamed as the American Gas, was a small gasoline Gasoline () or petrol () (see the etymology for naming differences) is a transparent, petroleum-derived flammable liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in most spa ...

American (1902 automobile)
, by American Motor Carriage Company, Cleveland * American (1911 automobile), by American Automobile Manufacturing Company founded in Missouri *
American (1914 automobile) The American was made by American Cyclecar Co American(s) may refer to: * American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the United States ** Americans, citizens and nationals of the United States of Am ...
, by American Cyclecar Co, Michigan *
American (1917 automobile) American ad 1921 The American was an United States, American automobile, built in Plainfield, New Jersey, manufactured from 1917 to 1924. The company also used names American Balanced Six or American Six, "Balanced" referred to its chassis, not t ...
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American Motors Corporation American Motors Corporation (AMC; commonly referred to as American Motors) was an American automobile manufacturing company formed by the merger In corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are transactions in which the ownership of ...
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Rambler American The Rambler American is a compact car Compact car is a vehicle size class Vehicle size classes are series of ratings assigned to different segments of automotive vehicles for the purposes of vehicle emissions control and fuel economy ca ...
, from American Motors (1958–1969) *
USS ''American''USS may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media * Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker, a Canadian band, also known as USS or U.S.S. * Universal Studios Singapore, a theme park in Singapore Businesses and organizations * Union of Sovereign States, the plann ...
, several ships of the US Navy *
4-4-0 is a locomotive type with a classification that uses the Whyte notation Whyte notation is a classification method for steam locomotives A steam locomotive is a railway locomotive, rail vehicle that provides the Tractive force#Rail veh ...
, a classification of railway locomotive


Music

* ''American'' (album), a 2017 studio album by RuPaul * "American", a song by
Fish Karma Fish Karma (real name Terry Owen, born 1959) is an American punk rock Punk rock (or simply punk) is a music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s. Rooted in 1960s garage rock, punk bands rejected the perceived excesses of mainstream 1970s rock. T ...
* "American" (Lana Del Rey song), 2012 * '' AmericanEP'', an extended play album by English electronica duo The Chemical Brothers * American Quartet (Dvořák), a string quartet by Antonín Dvořák


Other uses

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Americana Americana artifacts are related to the history, geography, folklore and cultural heritage of the United States of America The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a ...

Americana
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American cheese Modern American cheese is a type of processed cheese Processed cheese (also known as prepared cheese, cheese product, plastic cheese or cheese singles) is a food product made from cheese Cheese is a dairy product, derived from milk and ...
, a type of processed cheese *
American McGee American James McGee (born December 13, 1972)Birth record for American James McGee - Dallas, Texas, Birth Index, 1903–1997 - Ancestry.com is an American video game designer Video game design is the process of designing the content and rules o ...

American McGee
(born 1972), American video game designer


See also

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America (disambiguation) America is a short-form name for the United States of America. America or América may also refer to: Places United States * America, Illinois, U.S. * America, Indiana, U.S. * America, Oklahoma, U.S. Argentina * América, Buenos Aires, Arge ...
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The American (disambiguation) The American may refer to: Film * ''The American'' (1927 film), a Western starring Charles Ray and Bessie Love * The American (1998 film), ''The American'' (1998 film), a 1998 PBS television adaptation of the Henry James novel * The American (20 ...
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The Americans (disambiguation) ''The Americans ''The Americans'' is an American period spy thriller television series created by Joe Weisberg for the FX (TV channel), FX television network. Set during the Cold War, it follows the story of Elizabeth Jennings (The American ...
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List of automobile manufacturers of the United States This article is a list of all current automobile manufacturers of the United States. Current manufacturers Big Three The currently active brands from the "Big Three" manufacturers (Ford, General Motors and Stellantis) are shown below. Othe ...
* American Made (disambiguation) *
Pan-American (disambiguation) Pan-American, Pan American, Panamerican, Pan-America, Pan America or Panamerica may refer to: * Collectively, the Americas The Americas (also collectively called America) is a landmass comprising the totality of North and South America ...
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Pro-American (disambiguation) Pro-American may refer to the following ideologies that express support for the United States The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), or America, is a country Contiguous United States, primarily ...
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Anti-American Anti-Americanism (also called anti-American sentiment and Americanophobia) is prejudice, fear or hatred of the American government The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of ...

Anti-American
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