Pronunciation: (u-mer'i-ku-nist), [key]
1. a student of America, esp. of its history, culture, and geography.
2. a specialist in the cultures or languages of American Indians.
3. a specialist in American literature.
4. a person who favors the U.S., its policies, etc.
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