Etymology
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Anglo-American (n.)

"English person who has settled in North America," 1738, from Anglo- + American. Originally often in contrast to German immigrants; later (1830s) in contrast to French-Canadians, Louisiana French, Spanish Mexicans. As an adjective from 1797, "pertaining to the English who have settled in America;" meaning "pertaining to both England and the United States" is from 1812.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Anglo-American from WordNet

Anglo-American (n.)
an American who was born in Britain or one whose ancestors were British;
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