Native American

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Native American (plural Native Americans)

  1. An American Indian, especially in the United States.

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Native American is replacing American Indian, although the latter is not usually considered offensive. However, confusion or offence can be avoided by referring to Indians from Canada as First Nations people, Native Canadians, or Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

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Native American (comparative more Native American, superlative most Native American)

  1. Of the American Indians.

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