Definition of Anglo-American in English:

Anglo-American

adjective

  • 1Relating to both Britain and the US.

    ‘Anglo-American folk music’
    • ‘the first Anglo-American agreement on the future of air transport’
    • ‘Domicile is mostly an Anglo-American concept although the definition differs slightly between the two jurisdictions.’
    • ‘The British seem more comfortable with the concept of an Anglo-American alliance than they do with the idea of a federal Europe.’
    • ‘It also assumes that an Anglo-American type trial is the best (if not the only) means of establishing the ‘real’ truth.’
    • ‘In modern times, this Anglo-American vision of an idealistic foreign policy is most closely associated with President Woodrow Wilson.’
    • ‘The point is that this Anglo-American tradition of limited, representative government developed over hundreds of years.’
    • ‘Doing so also involved them in a broader shifting of Puritanism's reputation in an Anglo-American context, spurred on by Cromwell's rehabilitation, first by evangelicals and, later, by imperialists.’
    • ‘Where Menninghaus writes in relation to a European philosophical tradition, Altieri is very much in conversation with an Anglo-American tradition that has largely theorized affect along cognitive lines.’
    • ‘‘Then,’ he said, ‘in 1945 an Anglo-American committee studied everything’ to decide what should become of the country.’
    • ‘German opposition convinced the Russians that limitation should not appear on the 1907 program; an Anglo-American resolution recognizing the seriousness of the arms race was only a gesture.’
    • ‘The Centennial Exhibition was the foremost catalyst of this Anglo-American dialogue, and Dresser, Godwin, Morris, and Talbert were all represented at the exhibition.’
    • ‘In March 1886, Millet and Abbey took a seven-year lease on the more commodious Russell House, and not long afterward Broadway became an Anglo-American art colony.’
    • ‘Moving from musings about bathrooms to concentration camps, this Anglo-American collection succeeds to a satisfying degree in capturing a 100-year heaven-and - hell.’
    • ‘The recently released JIC minutes for 6 June 1941 reveal the precise structure of Anglo-American intelligence cooperation in the Far East.’
    • ‘I'd been worried about how I, an Arabic Christian from Galilee, would fit into an Anglo-American Lutheran context and how I could maintain and express my identity.’
    • ‘To Burger, the tradition of access was no historical accident, but was ‘an indispensable attribute of an Anglo-American trial.’’
    • ‘Also, the genre has become so immured in an Anglo-American nostalgia for a European past that it's refreshing to find a non-Eurocentric example of an alternate-world fantasy novel.’
    • ‘The decisive engagement occurred in 1759 when an Anglo-American force of nine thousand men under General James Wolfe attacked Quebec, New France.’
    • ‘Brazil, like every other nation on this planet, including Japan, is the victim of an Anglo-American dictate to try to perpetuate that bankrupt system.’
    • ‘What is unusual is that this is something of an Anglo-American undertaking and an acknowledgement of the continuing ties between the Mother Country and her most powerful offspring.’
    1. 1.1Of English descent, but born or living in the US.
      ‘an Anglo-American architect and historian’
      • ‘Over the past four years, there hasn't been much evidence of any Anglo-American babies being born.’
      • ‘Born in Oaxaca to an Anglo-American father and a Mixtec Indian mother, Downs grew up living in Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca and Minneapolis, Minnesota as well as in Southern California.’
      • ‘Ha'aretz has an interesting article about an Anglo-American proponent of cultural Judaism and Jewish studies.’
      • ‘I, the child of an African-American mother from the South Side of Chicago and an Anglo-American father from the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, had searched my whole life for a better understanding of such terms.’
      • ‘This essay compares two poetic collections, one by a contemporary woman from the North of Ireland and one by an Anglo-American modernist, to show their contrasting approaches to womanhood and lyric poetry.’
      • ‘Origo was an Anglo-American woman raised outside Florence and married to a prominent Italian landowner.’
      • ‘How serious are this Anglo-American couple about creating their own post-blues niche?’
      • ‘But it is run by Howard Hulford, an Anglo-American, on a whim of iron you ought to know about.’

Pronunciation

Anglo-American

/aNGɡlōəˈmerəkən/ /æŋɡloʊəˈmɛrəkən/

noun

  • 1An American born in England or of English ancestry.

    ‘I'm an Anglo-American who moved to the US in early adulthood’
    • ‘Despite grousing from some Anglo-Americans who felt their claims had been ignored (and who mounted occasional filibustering expeditions), the border held.’
    1. 1.1An American whose native tongue is English.
      • ‘Anglo-Americans who do not speak Spanish’

Pronunciation

Anglo-American

/aNGɡlōəˈmerəkən/ /æŋɡloʊəˈmɛrəkən/