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Anglo-American

[ang-gloh-uh-mer-i-kuh n] /ˈæŋ gloʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kən/
adjective
1.
belonging to, relating to, or involving England and America, especially the United States, or the people of the two countries:
the Anglo-American policy toward Russia.
2.
of or pertaining to Anglo-Americans.
noun
3.
a native or descendant of a native of England who has settled in or become a citizen of America, especially of the United States.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40, Americanism
Related forms
Anglo-Americanism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anglo americanism

Anglo-American

adjective
1.
of or relating to relations between England and the United States or their peoples
noun
2.
(mainly US) an inhabitant or citizen of the United States who was or whose ancestors were born in England
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Word Origin and History for anglo americanism

Anglo-American

1738, from Anglo- + American. Originally often in contrast to German immigrants. In contrast to non-English neighboring or border people in the U.S. from 1809 (adj.); 1834 (n.). Meaning "pertaining to both England and the United States" is from 1812.

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