[ US /əˌmɛɹəˈkænə/ ]
  1. any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America
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  • This construction of a new world order comes from a naïive and untraveled President, emboldened in his ignorance by advisors who have been plotting an aggressive Pax Americana ever since the Soviet bloc's collapse.
  • There are no surprises here: it's rustic Americana and country inflected ballads all the way.
  • North American deciduous tree (Ulmus americana) having double serrate leaves and winged fruits. It is grown chiefly as an ornamental shade tree but often dies from Dutch elm disease.
  • Billboards advertising assorted Americana jostle for position with US-style shopping malls and brash, brutalist hotels.
  • One favorite treatment for sciatica used by Cherokee herbalist David Winston is a combined extract of sweet melilot (Melilotus alba), dodder (Cuscuta americana), and sweet or black birth (Betula lenta). THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE
  • Here are a few shrubs growing on these shelly heights, viz. Rhamnus frangula, Sideroxilon, Myrica, Zanthoxilon clava Herculis, Juniperus Americana, Lysium salsum; together with several new genera and species of the herbacious and suffruticose tribes, Croton, Stillingia, &c. but particularly a species of Mimosa (Mimosa virgatia) which in respect of the elegancy of its pinnated Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Producti
  • Baseball cards and other pieces of Americana have become popular overseas.
  • Heuchera americana, or alum root, is adaptable to sun or shade, given sufficient moisture.
  • Like his father, Salil plays a specially designed instrume nt that's a cross between the Indian veena and a guitar; here it's used not just for Indian-influenced fusion pieces, driven on by the fine tabla playing of Cassius Khan, but for unexpected excursions into Americana. Slide to Freedom (featuring Doug Cox and Salil Bhatt): 20,000 Miles – review
  • While Rooster starts with a "narrative of Americana and the South," it blends in other flavors from the surrounding neighborhoods. Jack Hidary: Marcus Samuelsson Previews the Red Rooster -- Interview With the Chef
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