"American" and "americano" are often used in the United States to refer to things and people from the United States. Throughout Latin America, however, the terms are used to refer to anything or anyone from North or South America.
1. (of American origin)feminine or masculine noun
En clase tenemos a un chico americano de Estados Unidos.There is an American guy from the United States in our class.
Los americanos tienen de vez en cuando una reputación por hablar a gritos.Americans sometimes have a reputation for being loud.
adjective & masculine or feminine noun
adjective (del continente, de Norteamérica) American; (de Hispanoamérica) Latin American; South American; Spanish American;
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