[ ey-zhuhn-uh-mer-i-kuhn, ey-shuhn- ]
/ ˌeɪ ʒən əˈmɛr ɪ kən, ˈeɪ ʃən- /
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a citizen or resident of the U.S. of Asian birth or descent.
of or relating to Asian Americans or their culture.
A·sian-A·mer·i·can, occurring between the United States and Asia: Protectionist tariffs negatively affected the volume of Asian-American trade.See Grammar note at Spanish American.
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Origin of Asian American
First recorded in 1965–70
Words nearby Asian American
Asia, Asiadollar, asiago, Asia Minor, Asian, Asian American, Asian elephant, Asian flu, Asian pear, Asian semi-longhair, Asian shorthair
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How to use Asian American in a sentence
In 1992, Republican George H.W. Bush won the Asian-American vote by 24 points.
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
The explanation for Asian American invisibility is complicated.Why Harvard's Asians Are Invisible|Tim Mak|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two years ago, Asian American voters voted for Obama over Romney by a ratio of more than 3-to-1.Asian Americans Are The Country’s Fastest Growing Swing Vote|Tim Mak|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cho is the first Asian American to ever secure a nomination for Congress in New Jersey.Red Sweep? Maybe, but One Tea Party Incumbent Is in Trouble|Dean Obeidallah|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST