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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 (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 self-governing territories, 326 India ...
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Americans Americans are the citizens and nationals of the United States of America.; ; ''Ricketts v. Attorney General''897 F.3d 491, 494 n.3 (3d Cir. 2018) ("Citizenship and nationality are not synonymous. While all citizens are nationals, not all natio ...
, citizens and nationals of the United States of America **
American ancestry 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 people. T ...
, 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 varieties of the English language native to the United States. Currently, American English is the most influential form of ...
, 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 United States, sometimes including Hawaii and territories of the United States and sometimes limited to t ...
, 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 and South America. The Americas make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World. Along with their associated i ...
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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. Although some indigenous peoples ...
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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, within the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is the world's largest airline when measured by fleet size, scheduled passengers carried, and revenu ...
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American Recordings (record label) American Recordings (formerly Def American Recordings) is an American record label headed by producer Rick Rubin. The label has featured artists such as Slayer, the Black Crowes, ZZ Top, Danzig, Trouble, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, The Mother Hips, a ...
, a record label previously known as Def American *
American University The American University (AU or American) is a private 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 chartered by an Act of Congre ...
, 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, which currently plays in the ECHL. The team was founded in 2009 in the Central Hockey League (CHL) where they played for five seasons, winning the ...
, a minor league hockey team *
Baltimore Americans The Baltimore German was an American soccer club based in Baltimore, Maryland that was a member of the American Soccer League. After their first season, the club was renamed the Baltimore Americans. The Americans won the Lewis Cup in 1947. The leagu ...
, 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 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 eight cha ...
, a baseball team known from 1901 to 1907 as the Boston Americans *
Brooklyn Nets 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 team ...
, 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 club based in Chicago, Illinois that was a member of the American Soccer League. They only played a few games in their only season. During their time they were also known as Chicago Inter and Chicago Herc ...
, a soccer team in 1972 *
Dallas AmericansDallas Americans was an American soccer club based in Dallas, Texas that was a member of the American Soccer League. After the ASL folded, the club joined the newly formed United Soccer League, which itself lasted two seasons. It is also the name of ...
, a soccer team from 1983 to 1985 *
Hartford Americans 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 Philad ...
, a soccer team from 1927 to 1928 *
Miami AmericansThe 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. History In late 1979, Joseph Ra ...
, a reincarnation of the New Jersey Americans in 1980 *
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. The ...
, an 1885–1886 minor league baseball team *
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 mov ...
, a soccer team from 1976 to 1979 *
New York Americans (soccer) The New York Americans were an American soccer club founded in 1931. Based in New York, New York, it played in both the first American Soccer League and second American Soccer League. History In 1931, Erno Schwarz, who had played for both the New ...
, a soccer team from 1931 to 1956 *
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 play in ...
, an ice hockey team from 1925 to 1942 *
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 second A ...
, 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 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 1 ...
, a basketball team known briefly in 1967 as the Oakland Americans *
Pittsburgh 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 19 ...
, an American football team from 1936 to 1937 *
Rochester Americans The Rochester Americans (colloquially 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, at the Blue ...
, 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 in 1952) between 1944 and 197 ...
, 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 the Toyota Center. Every game is broadcast locally on the Tri-City Americans flagship radio s ...
, a junior ice hockey team *
Uhrik Truckers Philadelphia German-American was an American soccer club based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that was an inaugural member of the professional American Soccer League. Before the 1941/42 season the club became known as the Philadelphia Americans. Du ...
, 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 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-sprocket g ...
, 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 clai ...
, 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 associated wi ...
, 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 the ...
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Rambler American The Rambler American is a compact car that was manufactured by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) between 1958 and 1969. The American was the second incarnation of AMC's forerunner Nash Motors second-generation Rambler compact that was sol ...
, 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 powered an ...
, 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'', an extended play album by English electronica duo The Chemical Brothers *
American Quartet (Dvořák)American Quartet may refer to: * ''American Quartet'' (novel), a mystery novel by Warren Adler * String Quartet No. 12 (Dvořák) by Antonín Dvořák, usually called the "American" Quartet * American Quartet (ensemble), a vocal group that recorded ...
, 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. Americana is any collection of materials and things concerning or characteristic of the United States or of the American ...
, artifacts related to the history of the United States *
American cheese Modern American cheese is a type of processed cheese made from cheddar, Colby, or similar cheeses. It is mild with a creamy and salty flavor, has a medium-firm consistency, and has a low melting point. It can be yellow or white in color; yellow A ...
, 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. He is best known as the designer of ''American McGee's Alice'', its s ...
(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, Argenti ...
* The American (disambiguation) *
The Americans (disambiguation) ''The Americans'' is a 2013 TV series set in the Cold War period. The Americans may also refer to: *Americans, citizens of the United States *''The Americans'' (1961 TV series), a TV series set during the American Civil War *The Americans (band), ...
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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. Other c ...
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American Made (disambiguation)American Made may refer to: Music * ''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 Made", ...
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Pan-American (disambiguation) 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-Ameri ...
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Pro-American (disambiguation) 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 be ...
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Anti-American The September 11 attacks were orchestrated by Saudi national Osama bin Laden, whose motives included opposition to American foreign policy. Anti-Americanism (also called anti-American sentiment and Americanophobia) is prejudice, fear or hatr ...
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