- 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.
- of or relating to Anglo-Americans.
- 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 of Anglo-American
An Americanism dating back to 1730–40
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Examples from the Web for anglo-american
Along with all the others, an Anglo-American controversy (still unresolved today) grew up out of this matter of Omaha.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day
November 15, 2014
The Anglo-American “conversations” about the timing of the second front often grew heated and testy.D-Day Historian Craig Symonds Talks About History’s Most Amazing Invasion
June 5, 2014
In the 1960s, Anglo-American names were common among African American children.Are Black Names ‘Weird,’ or Are You Just Racist?
September 13, 2013
He has no equal in contemporary Anglo-American letters; there are followers and disciples but no heir apparent.How Will Hitchens Be Remembered?
December 16, 2011
The Anglo-American forces that invaded Iraq in March 2003 did so for the purpose of deposing Saddam Hussein.Stop Pretending the War Is Over
Andrew J. Bacevich
August 20, 2010
Those, it will be remembered, were the days before Anglo-American copyright.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II
Mrs. Humphry Ward
It's to be an Anglo-American pageant, to symbolize the school.The Jolliest School of All
In avoiding French freedom, we often substitute an Anglo-American prudery.The Young Maiden
A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
Among Anglo-American hunters, it is called the panther—in their patois, “painter.”The Hunters' Feast
The instinct of her anglo-American nature revolted at the unfairness of the struggle.Remember the Alamo
Amelia E. Barr
- of or relating to relations between England and the United States or their peoples
- 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-american
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