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American aloe

  

      n      another name for       century plant  
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aloe  
      n   pl   , -oes  
1    any plant of the liliaceous genus Aloe, chiefly native to southern Africa, with fleshy spiny-toothed leaves and red or yellow flowers  
2    American aloe             another name for       century plant  
     (C14: from Latin aloe, from Greek)  
  aloetic      adj  

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century plant  
      n   a tropical American agave, Agave americana, having large greyish leaves and greenish flowers on a tall fleshy stalk. It blooms only once in 10 to 30 years and was formerly thought to flower once in a century,   (Also called)    American aloe         

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American  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the United States of America, its inhabitants, or their form of English  
2    of or relating to the American continent  
      n  
3    a native or citizen of the U.S.  
4    a native or inhabitant of any country of North, Central, or South America  
5    the English language as spoken or written in the United States  


African-American  
      n  
1    an American of African descent  
      adj  
2    of or relating to Americans of African descent  
Afro-American  
      n  
      adj      another word for       African-American  
all-American  
      adj     (U.S)  
1    representative of the whole of the United States  
2    composed exclusively of American members  
3    (of a person) typically American  
the company looks for all-American clean-cut college students     
American aloe  
      n      another name for       century plant  
American chameleon  
      n      another name for       anole  
American cheese  
      n   a type of smooth hard white or yellow cheese similar to a mild Cheddar  
American cloth  
      n   a glazed or waterproofed cotton cloth  
American Dream  
      n   the. the notion that the American social, economic, and political system makes success possible for every individual.  
American eagle  
      n   another name for bald eagle, esp. when depicted as the national emblem of the U.S.  
American Expeditionary Forces  
      pl n   the troops sent to Europe by the U.S. during World War I  
American Federation of Labor  
      n   the first permanent national labour movement in America, founded in 1886. It amalgamated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955  
   See also       AFL-CIO  
American football  
      n  
1    a team game similar to rugby, with 11 players on each side. Forward passing is allowed and planned strategies and formations for play are decided during the course of the game  
2    the oval-shaped inflated ball used in this game  
American Indian  
      n  
1      (Also called)    Indian, Red Indian, Amerindian, Native American   a member of any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, or South America, having Mongoloid affinities, notably straight black hair and a yellow to brown skin  
      adj  
2      (Also)    Amerindian   of or relating to any of these peoples, their languages, or their cultures  
American Indian Movement  
      n   a militant movement or grouping of American Indians, organized in 1968 to combat discrimination, injustice, etc.  
American pit bull terrier  
      n      another name for       pit bull terrier  
American plan  
      n     (U.S)   a hotel rate in which the charge includes meals  
   Compare       European plan  
American Revolution  
      n      the usual U.S. term for       War of American Independence  
American Samoa  
      n   the part of Samoa administered by the U.S. Capital: Pago Pago. Pop.: 62100 (1998 est.). Area: 197 sq. km (76 sq. miles)  
American sign language  
      n      See       Ameslan  
American Standard Version  
      n   a revised version of the Authorized (King James) Version of the Bible, published by a committee of American scholars in 1901  
American trypanosomiasis  
      n     (Pathol)      another name for       Chagas' disease  
American Wake  
      n     (Irish)   an all-night farewell party for a person about to emigrate to America  
Anglo-American  
      adj  
1    of or relating to relations between England and the United States or their peoples  
      n  
2      (Chiefly U.S.)   an inhabitant or citizen of the United States who was or whose ancestors were born in England  
Daughters of the American Revolution  
      n   the. an organization of women descended from patriots of the period of the War of Independence,   (Abbrev.)    DAR  
House Un-American Activities Committee  
      n   the former name of the Internal Security Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives: notorious for its anti-Communist investigations in the late 1940s and 1950s.  
Native American  
      n      another name for an       American Indian  
Organization of American States  
      n   an association consisting of the U.S. and other republics in the W hemisphere, founded at Bogotá in 1948 to promote military, economic, social, and cultural cooperation among the member states,   (Abbrev.)    OAS      See also       Pan American Union  
Pan-American  
      adj   of, relating to, or concerning North, South, and Central America collectively or the advocacy of political or economic unity among American countries  
  Pan-Americanism      n  
Pan American Union  
      n   the secretariat and major official agency of the Organization of American States  
South American trypanosomiasis  
      n     (Pathol)      another name for       Chagas' disease  
Spanish-American  
      adj  
1    of or relating to any of the Spanish-speaking countries or peoples of the Americas  
      n  
2    a native or inhabitant of Spanish America  
3    a Spanish-speaking person in the U.S.  
Spanish-American War  
      n   the war between the U.S. and Spain (1898) resulting in Spain's withdrawal from Cuba and its cession of Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico  
un-American  
      adj  
1    not in accordance with the aims, ideals, customs, etc., of the U.S.  
2    against the interests of the U.S.  
  un-Americanism      n  
War of American Independence  
      n   the conflict following the revolt of the North American colonies against British rule, particularly on the issue of taxation. Hostilities began in 1775 when British and American forces clashed at Lexington and Concord. Articles of Confederation agreed in the Continental Congress in 1777 provided for a confederacy to be known as the United States of America. The war was effectively ended with the surrender of the British at Yorktown in 1781 and peace was signed at Paris in Sept. 1783,   (Also called)    American Revolution, Revolutionary War  

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American

  
1   
      adj   stateside, U.S., Yankee or Yank  
2   
      n   Yankee or Yank, Yankee Doodle  

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exp.
abbreviated from whassup?/what's up? American usage. Colloquial.
quoi de neuf?
n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
n.
result of a legal proceeding (American); considered conclusion after thoughtful analysis
Judgement is a stronger word than opinion.
n.
A grease nipple or grease fitting, usually mounted on bearings or other mechanical parts that regularly need to be lubricated. Named after its Austrian-born American inventor, Oscar U. Zerk.
[Tech.]
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