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A specialist in or student of subjects relating to the Americas or the United States.
Of, relating to, or designating the study of the Americas or the United States; of or designating an Americanist.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Kingsley (1819–1875), novelist, Church of England clergyman, and controversialist. From American + -ist.
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