US American

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US American (plural US Americans)

  1. (rare) An inhabitant or citizen of the United States of America, as opposed to others who might be called Americans.
    • 2004, Urs Eggli & Leonard E. Newton, Etymological dictionary of succulent plant names, page 30:
      [Species] bradyi [named] For Major L. G. Brady (fl. 1960), US-American who discovered the taxon
    • 2004, Gwyneth Olofsson, When in Rome or Rio or Riyadh—: cultural Q&As for successful business behavior around the world, page 56:
      I've heard a Canadian say that citizens of the U.S. should really be called USians, but somehow I don't think it will catch on. Instead, if you talk about U.S. Americans, Canadians, Brazilians, and so on, nobody should be offended.
    • 2005, Pauline T. Newton, Transcultural women of late twentieth-century U.S. American literature, page 139:
      To Mai, Aunt Mary is another role model, one who is a native-born U.S. American who knows the country's tricks
    • 2007, Miss South Carolina in Miss Teen USA:

      I personally believe that US Americans are unable to do so because uh, some people out there in our nation don’t have maps and uh, I believe that our education, like such as in South Africa and the Iraq, everywhere like such as, and I believe that they should, our education over here in the US should help the US, or, or should help South Africa, and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future for our children.

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