[ am-uh-slan, am-slan ]
/ ˈæm əˌslæn, ˈæm slæn /
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Origin of Ameslan
An Americanism dating back to 1970–75
Words nearby Ameslan
Amery Ice Shelf, Ames, amesace, Amesbury, Amesha Spenta, Ameslan, Ames test, ametabolic, amethyst, ametropia, Amex
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British Dictionary definitions for Ameslan
/ (ˈæməsˌlæn) /
American sign language: a language in which meaning is conveyed by hand gestures and their position in relation to the upper part of the bodyAbbreviation: ASL
Word Origin for Ameslan
C20: from Ame (rican) s (ign) lan (guage)
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