- an American of French or French-Canadian descent.
- of or relating to both France and America.
Origin of Franco-American
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for franco-american
Jean Louis Kerouac was born to a Franco-American family in Lowell, Mass.You Don’t Know Jack: Kerouac Biographer Joyce Johnson and ‘The Voice Is All’
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After that we shall be arrested in France for our Franco-American accent.Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School
Jessie Graham Flower
Decidedly he was not in the same class with this heroic Franco-American.Painted Veils
This overhauling brought the end of the Franco-American honeymoon.Our Army at the Front
The Franco-American forces continued to make gains with an advance in the Chezy sector northwest of the line.
Intense artillery fire, lasting four hours, leveled the German positions before the Franco-American troops advanced.