American(s) may refer to:
* American, something of, from, or related to the United States of America, commonly known as the "
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 primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major unincorporated territo ...
" or "America"
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 Am ...
, citizens and nationals of the United States of America
American ancestry refers to people in the United States who self-identify their ancestral origin or descent as "American," rather than the more common officially recognized racial and ethnic groups that make up the bulk of the American peop ...
, people who self-identify their ancestry as "American"
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 ...
, 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 of the mainland United States (Indigenous peoples of Hawaii, Alaska and territories of the United States a ...
, indigenous peoples of the United States
* American, something of, from, or related to the
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 with t ...
, 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 ...
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
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 passeng ...
, 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
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 char ...
, in Washington, D.C.
The Baltimore German was an American soccer club based in Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore ( , locally: or ) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maryland, fourth most populous city in the Mid-Atlantic, and the 30th most popu ...
, the name of two soccer teams, one from 1939 to 1942 and one from 1942 to 1948
The Chicago Americans was an American soccer club based in Chicago, Illinois
(''City in a Garden''); I Will
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, a soccer team in 1972
* Dallas Americans
, a soccer team from 1983 to 1985
The Hartford Americans was an American soccer club based in Hartford, Connecticut that was member of the professional American Soccer League. They joined the league in 1927, but were dropped early in the season to balance the league after the P ...
, a soccer team from 1927 to 1928
Miami Americans The Miami Americans was an American soccer club based in Miami, Florida that was a member of the American Soccer League. The team existed for only the 1980 season and played their home games at Tropical Park Stadium.
In late 1979, Josep ...
, a reincarnation of the New Jersey Americans in 1980
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 amateur team won the ASL championship in 1977, in its second year of existence.
After the 1979 season, ...
, a soccer team from 1976 to 1979
* New York Americans (soccer)
, a soccer team from 1931 to 1956
Philadelphia German-American was an American soccer club based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, often called Philly, is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the sixth-largest city in the U.S., the second-larges ...
, a soccer team known from 1941 to 1953 as the Philadelphia Americans
* 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
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)
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 in 1952) between 1944 and ...
, an ice hockey team known from 1955 to 1958 as the Seattle 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 ...
, a junior ice hockey team
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 ei ...
, a baseball team known from 1901 to 1907 as the Boston 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
The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball team based in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The Nets compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The ...
, a basketball team known in the 1960s as the New York Americans and New Jersey Americans
Oakland Oaks (ABA)
The Oakland Oaks were a charter member of the original American Basketball Association and the first West Coast basketball team to win a major professional championship. Formed in February 1967, the team played in the ABA during the 1967–68 and ...
, a basketball team known briefly in 1967 as the Oakland Americans
The Pittsburgh Americans or Pittsburgh Amerks were a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1936 until 1937. The team was a member of the major-league American Football League and participated in the league's ...
, an American football team from 1936 to 1937
New York Yankees (1940 AFL)
The New York Yankees of the third American Football League was the third professional American football team competing under that name. It is unrelated to the Yankees of the first AFL (and the National Football League), the Yankees of the ...
, an American football team known as the New York Americans in 1941
* American (1899 automobile)
, by American Automobile Company, New York City
* 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. of Detroit, Michigan in 1914. It had a 4-cylinder engine of 1.2 liters, and featured a friction transmission and chain drive. The headlights were inserted into the fenders, a feature later associ ...
, 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 mergers and acquisitions, merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company on May 1, 1954 ...
* Rambler American
, from American Motors (1958–1969)
* USS ''American''
, several ships of the US Navy
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 p ...
, a classification of railway locomotive
* ''American'' (album)
, a 2017 studio album by RuPaul
* "American", a song by
Fish Karma (real name Terry Owen, born 1959) is an American punk rock/ comedy rock/ folk rock musician from Tucson, Arizona, United States.
Fish Karma has been called everything from Neil Young's bastard brother to the most horrible t ...
* "American" (Lana Del Rey song)
* '' AmericanEP
'', an extended play album by English electronica duo The Chemical Brothers
* American Quartet (Dvořák)
, a string quartet by Antonín Dvořák
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 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. He is best known as the designer of ''American McGee's Alice'', its ...
(born 1972), American video game designer
* American Canyon
, a city in Northern California
America is a short-form name for the United States of America.
America or América may also refer to:
* The Americas, a landmass comprising the continents of North America and South America Argentina
* América, Buenos Aires, Argentina ...
Armorican (disambiguation) Armorican may refer to:
Armorica or Aremorica ( Gaulish: ; br, Arvorig, ) is the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul between the Seine and the Loire that includes the Brittany Peninsula, extending inland to an indeterminat ...
The American (disambiguation)
The American may refer to:
* ''The American'' (1927 film), a Western starring Charles Ray and Bessie Love
* ''The American'' (1998 film), a 1998 PBS television adaptation of the Henry James novel
* ''The American'' (2010 film), an Americ ...
* The Americans (disambiguation)
* List of automobile manufacturers of the United States
American Made (disambiguation) American Made may refer to:
* ''American Made'' (The Oak Ridge Boys album), 1983
** "American Made" (song), the title track from the album
* ''American Made'' (Wakefield album), 2003
* ''American Made'', album by BoDeans, 2012
*"American Ma ...
Pan-American, Pan American, Panamerican, Pan-America, Pan America or Panamerica may refer to:
* Collectively, the Americas: North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean
* Something of, from, or related to the Americas
* Pan-Amer ...
Pro-American may refer to the following ideologies that express support for the United States, its culture, or its government:
* American imperialism, a term used to describe the far-reaching cultural and political influence of the United States ...
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 C ...
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