Anglo-American

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Anglo-American an American who was born in Britain or one whose ancestors were British
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Anglo-American Of or pertaining to the English and Americans, or to the descendants of Englishmen in America.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Anglo-American Belonging or relating to, or connected with, England and America or the United States, or with the people of both: as, Anglo-American commerce; Anglo-American relations.
    • Anglo-American Pertaining to the English who have settled in America, especially in the United States, or have become American citizens: as, the Anglo-American population of New York.
    • n Anglo-American A native or descendant of a native of England who has settled in America or has become an American (United States) citizen.
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Quotations

  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    “Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.”

Usage

In literature:

For a short time, these dusky freebooters were at peace with the Anglo-American colonists of Texas.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
These men are to the Mexican frontier pretty much what the hunter and backwoodsman are upon the borders of the Anglo-American settlements.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
Theirs was the Anglo-American face, at a glance.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The Anglo-American inventor proposes to better such conditions by making the individual immune, so far as auricular addresses are concerned.
"Owen Clancy's Happy Trail" by Burt L. Standish
The sort of thing you engineers do on the dam is typical of the Anglo-American in the whole country.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
In avoiding French freedom, we often substitute an Anglo-American prudery.
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
The Americans refused to leave their Anglo-Saxon comrades and prepared to fight.
"The Woman with a Stone Heart" by Oscar William Coursey
And after 1867 the Cunarders became practically an Anglo-American, not an Anglo-Canadian, line.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
Evidently it is a story written to prove the intellectual and commercial ascendency of Americans over mere Anglo-Saxons.
"The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance" by Paul Elmer More
In American colonization, Anglo-Saxonism was but a drop in the bucket.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886" by Various
We of the United States are today surrounded by the Anglo-American civilization of the closing days of the 19th century.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
The Anglo-American tradition seems completely put aside.
"Woodworking Tools 1600-1900" by Peter C. Welsh
All I am concerned to consider here is the inevitable failure of this sort of Anglo-American propaganda to create a friendship.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
A very different scene presented itself within the lines of the Anglo-American army.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
This is the predominant sentiment of all the Anglo-Americans.
"A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed." by Benjamin Waterhouse
This is typical of the Anglo-American.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
The above remarks refer chiefly to the old Anglo-American circles.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
To them there were no further stages of love than those which are shown to the Anglo-American public.
"Mummery" by Gilbert Cannan
This country would benefit from a wider practice of sound Americanism, with its accompanying recognition of an Anglo-Saxon source.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
A goodly representation of Anglo-American society in Florence crowded the rest.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
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In news:

Anglo American Platinum Ltd said that miners at its operations in South Africa returned to work, ending a more than eight-week strike that crippled the world's largest platinum producer.
African Workers Return to Anglo American Mine.
Anglo American Platinum Ltd said Thursday that miners at its operations in South Africa returned to work, ending a more than eight-week strike that crippled the world's largest platinum producer.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anglo American Platinum Ltd said Thursday that miners at its operations in South Africa have returned to work, ending a more than eight-week strike that crippled the world's largest platinum producer.
M iners at Anglo American Platinum Ltd operations in South Africa returned to work Thursday, ending a more than eight-week strike that crippled the world's largest platinum producer.
Anglo American Platinum Ltd said Thursday that miners at its operations in South Africa have returned to work, ending a more than eight-week strike that crippled the world's largest platinum producer.
Ballard and Anglo American Platinum Developing Fuel Cell Home Generator For African Market.
Anglo American Platinum Strike Continues as Workers Reject Offer.
The Anglo -American School of Sofia in Bulgaria.
The Anglo -American School of Sofia Location: Sofia, Bulgaria Architect: Truex Cullins Completed: August 2012 Square feet: 100,000 (new wing).
Anglo American Platinum reinstates 12,000 workers fired for staging unauthorized strike.
Chief of Anglo American Resigns Under Pressure.
PARIS — The mining giant Anglo American, troubled by labor unrest in South Africa and under fire from disgruntled shareholders, said Friday that its chief executive, Cynthia Carroll, would step down after nearly six years in the position.
Anglo American's Chief Executive Cynthia Carroll has quit after more than five years in the job, under pressure from investors over the miner's lagging share price and continued dependence on troubled South Africa.
Cynthia Carroll, Anglo American's chief executive, resigns.
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In science:

Secondly we thank the Anglo American Chairmans Fund and the SASOL for the support which made the meeting and the participation of JMG possible.
Cosmic Dust in the 21st Century
We are grateful to the organizers for exerting the right pressure resulting in the timely delivery of the manuscript, and to the conference sponsors, the Anglo-American Chairman’s fund and SASSOL, for allowing this very interesting meeting to take place.
A Mid-Infrared and Far-Infrared View of Galaxies
While the other telescopes undoubtedly had publications in non-North American journals, except for the Anglo-Australian Telescope, their numbers would not have increased as significantly.
The Effectiveness of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
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