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Americana

[uh-mer-i-kan-uh, -kah-nuh, -key-nuh] /əˌmɛr ɪˈkæn ə, -ˈkɑ nə, -ˈkeɪ nə/
noun
1.
(often used with a plural verb) books, papers, maps, etc., relating to America, especially to its history, culture, and geography.
2.
(used with a singular verb) a collection of such materials.
Origin of Americana
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; Americ(a) + -ana
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Americana

/əˌmɛrɪˈkɑːnə/
plural noun
1.
objects, such as books, documents, relics, etc, relating to America, esp in the form of a collection
2.
all forms of traditional music indigenous to America, and their modern variants
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