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[uh-mer-i-kan-oh, -kah-noh] /əˌmɛr ɪˈkæn oʊ, -ˈkɑ noʊ/
noun, plural Americanos.
a cocktail made with bitters, sweet vermouth, and soda water.
Also called Americano cocktail.
Origin of Americano
1940-45; < Spanish: American Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In an hour, half an hour; even now, perhaps, the Americano is in the garden.

  • I mark the place where you take for me the Americano road, and not the south road of the lost.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Her intent has nothing to do with that secret knowledge of the Americano!

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • The Americano appeared to have a hand in every game,––and that was a matter of wonder.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • “It may be the Americano knows,” hazarded the first speaker.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • A stranger—an Americano from his dress and accent—was descending the rocks toward him.

    The Story of a Mine Bret Harte
  • Was the Americano, of all men in the world, to be the one to supplant him?

    Lone Pine

    R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
  • In an instant the ship resounded with the thrilling cry, Americano!

    Pike & Cutlass George Gibbs

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