of or relating to North America or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of North America
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How to use North American in a sentence
She is a North American by birth, but an African by experience and heritage.
Colossal geological forces collided: the Pacific Plate, the North American Plate and the Farralon Plate.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards | Clive Irving | August 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They eat more than 500 kinds of plants and could wreak havoc if released into the North American environment.
Panasonic moved its North American headquarters to a new office building.The Leak of a Mysterious Video Could Change the Outcome of Newark’s Mayor’s Race | Charles Upton Sahm | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Enzi the younger has been overseeing the building of the Two Elk Power Plant in Wyoming for North American Power Group.Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten | Clare Malone | February 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At that moment there came up the fore-hatch a yell, as if from the throat of a North American savage.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
The memorable resolution, declaring the North American colonies independent, passed by congress, without one dissenting colony.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The North American colonies made such a struggle against the mother country.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
In 1825, however, an act was passed, admitting corn from our North American colonies at a fixed duty of 5s.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The North American Indian appears to have been, when first discovered, wholly without any distinct religious faith.Ancient Faiths And Modern | Thomas Inman