Americanist

[uh-mer-i-kuh-nist]
noun
  1. a student of America, especially of its history, culture, and geography.
  2. a specialist in the cultures or languages of American Indians.
  3. a specialist in American literature.
  4. a person who favors the U.S., its policies, etc.

Origin of Americanist

First recorded in 1880–85; American + -ist
Related formsA·mer·i·can·is·tic, adjective
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Americanist

noun
  1. a person who studies some aspect of America, such as its history or languages
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