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Americanist

[uh-mer-i-kuh-nist] /əˈmɛr ɪ kə nɪst/
noun
1.
a student of America, especially of its history, culture, and geography.
2.
a specialist in the cultures or languages of American Indians.
3.
a specialist in American literature.
4.
a person who favors the U.S., its policies, etc.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; American + -ist
Related forms
Americanistic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Americanist

Americanist

/əˈmɛrɪkənɪst/
noun
1.
a person who studies some aspect of America, such as its history or languages
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