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American Sign Language

noun
1.
a visual-gesture language, having its own semantic and syntactic structure, used by deaf people in the U.S. and English-speaking parts of Canada.
Abbreviation: ASL.
Also called Ameslan.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for American Sign Language

American sign language

noun
1.
See Ameslan
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