Americana

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See also: americana and americană

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

America +‎ -ana

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˌmɛrɪˈkænə/, /əˌmɛrɪˈkɑːnə/, /əˌmɛrɪˈkeɪnə/
  • Hyphenation: A‧mer‧i‧ca‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɑːnə

Noun[edit]

Americana (plural only)

  1. All things peculiar to the United States' culture and people, anything that is a symbol of American life.
  2. (music) An amalgam of roots musics formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the American musical ethos; specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other external influential styles.

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