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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" or "America" **
Americans Americans are the citizens and nationals of the United States of America.; ; Although direct citizens and nationals make up the majority of Americans, many dual citizens, expatriates, and permanent residents could also legally claim Ameri ...
, citizens and nationals of the United States of America ** American ancestry, people who self-identify their ancestry as "American" **
American English American English, sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. English is the most widely spoken language in the United States and in most circumstances i ...
, the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States ** Native Americans in the United States, indigenous peoples of the United States * American, something of, from, or related to the
Americas The Americas, which are sometimes collectively called America, are a landmass comprising the totality of North and South America. The Americas make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World. Along wit ...
, also known as "America" **
Indigenous peoples of the Americas The Indigenous peoples of the Americas are the inhabitants of the Americas before the arrival of the European settlers in the 15th century, and the ethnic groups who now identify themselves with those peoples. Many Indigenous peoples of the Am ...
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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 Americas (a ...
, for analysis and history of the meanings in various contexts


Organizations

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American Airlines American Airlines is a major US-based airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, within the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is the largest airline in the world when measured by fleet size, scheduled passengers carried, and revenue passenge ...
, U.S.-based airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas *
American Athletic Conference The American Athletic Conference (The American or AAC) is an American collegiate athletic conference, featuring 11 member universities and five affiliate member universities that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) ...
, an American college athletic conference * American Recordings (record label), a record label previously known as Def American *
American University The American University (AU or American) is a private federally chartered research university in Washington, D.C. Its main campus spans 90 acres (36 ha) on Ward Circle, mostly in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Northwest D.C. AU was chart ...
, in Washington, D.C.


Sports teams


Soccer

* Baltimore Americans, the name of two soccer teams, one from 1939 to 1942 and one from 1942 to 1948 *
Chicago Americans The Chicago Americans was an American soccer club based in Chicago, Illinois (''City in a Garden''); I Will , image_map = , map_caption = Interactive Map of Chicago , coordinates = , coordinates ...
, a soccer team in 1972 * Dallas Americans, a soccer team from 1983 to 1985 * Hartford Americans, a soccer team from 1927 to 1928 * Miami Americans, a reincarnation of the New Jersey Americans in 1980 * New Jersey Americans (soccer), a soccer team from 1976 to 1979 * New York Americans (soccer), a soccer team from 1931 to 1956 * Uhrik Truckers, a soccer team known from 1941 to 1953 as the Philadelphia Americans


Hockey

* Allen Americans, a minor league hockey team *
New York Americans The New York Americans, colloquially known as the Amerks, were a professional ice hockey team based in New York City from 1925 to 1942. They were the third expansion team in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) and the second to pla ...
, an ice hockey team from 1925 to 1942 *
Rochester Americans The Rochester Americans (colloquially known as the Amerks) are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League; the team is an owned and operated affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. The team plays its home games in Rochester, New York, ...
, a minor league ice hockey franchise in the American Hockey League (AHL) *
Seattle Totems The Seattle Totems were a professional ice hockey franchise in Seattle, Washington. Under several names prior to 1958, the franchise was a member of the Pacific Coast Hockey League (renamed the Western Hockey League (1952–1974), Western Hocke ...
, 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 team of the Western Hockey League, based in Kennewick, Washington. The team plays its home games at Toyota Center. Every game is broadcast locally on the Tri-City Americans' flagship radio s ...
, a junior ice hockey team


Baseball

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Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston. The Red Sox compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. Founded in as one of the American League's eigh ...
, a baseball team known from 1901 to 1907 as the Boston Americans *
Nashville Americans The Nashville Americans were a minor league baseball team that played in the Class B Southern League from 1885 to 1886. They were located in Nashville, Tennessee, and played their home games at Sulphur Spring Park, later known as Sulphur Dell. ...
, an 1885–1886 minor league baseball team


Basketball

* Brooklyn Nets, a basketball team known in the 1960s as the New York Americans and New Jersey Americans * Oakland Oaks (ABA), a basketball team known briefly in 1967 as the Oakland Americans


American football

* Pittsburgh Americans, an American football team from 1936 to 1937 * New York Yankees (1940 AFL), an American football team known as the New York Americans in 1941


Vehicles

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American (1899 automobile) The American was an American automobile designed by Frank Duryea and manufactured by the American Automobile Company of New York City in 1899 to 1901. It was a " hydro-carbon carriage" which could be started from the seat by its chain-and-spr ...
, by American Automobile Company, New York City * American (1902 automobile), by American Motor Carriage Company, Cleveland *
American (1911 automobile) Founded in Kansas City, Missouri in 1908, the American Automobile Manufacturing Company acquired the Jonz Automobile Company of Beatrice, Nebraska in 1910 with a planned initial capitalization of $1,000,000. In early news releases, the company ...
, by American Automobile Manufacturing Company founded in Missouri * American (1914 automobile), by American Cyclecar Co, Michigan * American (1917 automobile), built in New Jersey *
American Motors Corporation American Motors Corporation (AMC; commonly referred to as American Motors) was an American automobile manufacturing company formed by the merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company on May 1, 1954. At the time, it was th ...
* Rambler American, from American Motors (1958–1969) * USS ''American'', several ships of the US Navy *
4-4-0 4-4-0 is a locomotive type with a classification that uses the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement and represents the arrangement: four leading wheels on two axles (usually in a leading bogie), four pow ...
, a classification of railway locomotive


Music

* ''American'' (album), a 2017 studio album by RuPaul * "American", a song by Fish Karma * "American" (Lana Del Rey song), 2012 * ''
AmericanEP ''AmericanEP'' is an extended play by English electronica duo The Chemical Brothers, released in 2002 following the release of their successful fourth studio album '' Come with Us''. Track listing # " Star Guitar (Trisco La Funk dub)" – 7: ...
'', 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 (culture) Americana artifacts are related to the history, geography, folklore, and cultural heritage of the United States of America. Americana is any collection of materials and things concerning or characteristic of the United States or of the Ame ...
, artifacts related to the history of the United States * American cheese, a type of processed cheese * American McGee (born 1972), American video game designer * American Canyon, a city in Northern California


See also

* * * America (disambiguation) * Armorican (disambiguation) * The American (disambiguation) * The Americans (disambiguation) * List of automobile manufacturers of the United States * American Made (disambiguation) * Pan-American (disambiguation) * Pro-American (disambiguation) *
Anti-American Anti-Americanism (also called anti-American sentiment) is prejudice, fear, or hatred of the United States, its government, its foreign policy, or Americans in general. Political scientist Brendon O'Connor at the United States Studies Cent ...
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