American Sign Language

American Sign Language

noun
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:
1960–65

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American sign language
 
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