americano

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USAGE NOTE
"American" is used in the United States mainly to refer to things and people from the United States. Throughout Latin America, however, "americano" is used to refer to anything or anyone from North or South America.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of American origin)
a. American
En clase tenemos a un chico americano de Estados Unidos.There is an American guy from the United States in our class.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (nationality)
a. American
Los americanos tienen de vez en cuando una reputación por hablar a gritos.Americans sometimes have a reputation for being loud.
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americano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. American
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americanoa americana
adjective
(del continente, de Norteamérica) American; (de Hispanoamérica) Latin American; South American; Spanish American;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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