American eagle


noun

the bald eagle, especially as depicted on the great seal of the U.S.

Origin of American eagle

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for american eagle

American eagle

noun

the bald eagle, esp when depicted as the national emblem of the US
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