Definition of Native America in English:

Native America

Pronunciation /ˌneɪtɪv əˈmɛrɪkə/


  • Originally: the land occupied by indigenous peoples in the Americas, especially North America. In later use: the indigenous peoples of the United States of America considered collectively, especially as a cultural or political entity.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in Elements Geography. From native + America, after Native American.