[ am-uh-slan, am-slan ]
/ ˈæm əˌslæn, ˈæm slæn /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of Ameslan
An Americanism dating back to 1970–75
Words nearby Ameslan
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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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