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Ameslan

[ am-uh-slan, am-slan ]
/ ˈæm əˌslæn, ˈæm slæn /
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noun

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Origin of Ameslan

An Americanism dating back to 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for Ameslan

Ameslan
/ (ˈæməsˌlæn) /

noun

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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