Origin of American
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Fluoride first entered an American water supply through a rather inelegant technocratic scheme.
Have you looked around the American Dental Association website for an explanation of how fluoridation actually works?
The best comparison here for an American audience is, well, Internet stuff.
Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.
Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Probably not one of those tribesmen has ever set foot on the American continent, let alone in Chicago.The Cruise of the O Moo|Roy J. Snell
The American boys were tense and strained, knowing that in a few hours they would be facing death.People of Destiny|Philip Gibbs
Magnetically drawn to this great American, I visited him again and again.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
The supplies from America have been divided with the conscientious desire to see American generosity help as far as could be.War Days in Brittany|Elsie Deming Jarves
They were to fly the American flag; that, too, should mean a subsidy.The President|Alfred Henry Lewis
1570s (n.); 1590s (adj.), from Modern Latin Americanus, from America (q.v.); originally in reference to what now are called Native Americans; the sense of "resident of North America of European (originally British) descent" is first recorded 1640s (adj.); 1765 (n.).