Definition of German american

1. Noun. An American who was born in Germany or whose ancestors were German.

Generic synonyms: American

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Lexicographical Neighbors of German American

Gerlach's annular tendon
Gerlach's tonsil
Gerlach's valve
Gerlach's valvula
Gerlier's disease
German American
German Autumn
German Democratic Republic
German East Africa
German Empire
German Evangelical Church
German Luftwaffe
German Nazi
German Ocean
German Order
German Rex
German Rexes
German Sea
German Shepherd
German Shepherds

Literary usage of German american

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In the latter part of the decade before 1880 new industrial conditions tended to change early German-American commercial relationship. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"... German-American exodus? Lit Digest 51:1464 D 25 '15 German-Americans and German literature. R ol Rs 53:369-70 Mr '16 Germans ..."

3. American Traits from the Point of View of a German by Hugo M√ľnsterberg (1901)
"But on the whole the German-American masses of to-day show little of the German ... The exceptions merely confirm the rule that the average German-American ..."

4. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1917)
"George Sylvester Viereck, the ablest of German-American poets, has likewise ... The year book of the German-American Historical Society of Illinois also ..."

5. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"In New York, the German Herald assured us that "the German-American press ... There has never been but one flag under which the German- American has fought. ..."

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