american american  /ə ˈmɛ rə kən/


  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of the United States
  2. (n) the English language as used in the United States
  3. (n) a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
  4. (adj) of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture
  5. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas


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  1. American Tower Corporation Announces Intention to Enter into New Credit Facility

    American Tower Corporation announced that it intends to seek to raise approximately $1.0 billion in a new unsecured revolving credit facility with a five-year maturity,
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. American Airlines plans to pack more people onto its planes

    American tells employees that after the merger with US Airways it's looking at adding more seats to 737 and MD-80 jets.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  3. American says it will add seats on many planes

    American Airlines expects to add more seats to some of its planes, which could mean less leg room for passengers. The airline's parent company, AMR Corp., disclosed the move in a regulatory filing Wednesday. ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  • "Simply put, export growth leads to job growth and economic growth," Obama said. "In 2008, American exports accounted for nearly 7% of our total employment, one in three manufacturing jobs and supported 10.3 million jobs in all -- jobs that...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

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