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Americanist

[ uh-mer-i-kuh-nist ]
/ əˈmɛr ɪ kə nɪst /
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noun
a student of America, especially of its history, culture, and geography.
a specialist in the cultures or languages of American Indians.
a specialist in American literature.
a person who favors the U.S., its policies, etc.
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Origin of Americanist

First recorded in 1880–85; American + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM Americanist

A·mer·i·can·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Americanist

Americanist
/ (əˈmɛrɪkənɪst) /

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