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American English

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noun
  1. the English language as spoken and written in the U.S.

Origin of American English

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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Examples from the Web for american english

Historical Examples

  • "I don't understand Dutch," answered the new-comer in American-English.

    The Chauffeur and the Chaperon

    C. N. Williamson

  • His going gives you and the President and everybody a capital chance to help me keep our good American-English understanding.