Definition of Americana in English:


plural noun

  • Things associated with the culture and history of America, especially the United States.

    • ‘For a little while I was not clear whether either of these pieces of Americana existed outside the fictional Brown and Van Pelt households.’
    • ‘I want it to be fresh, crisp and sparkling, so please forgive the venture into 50s Americana.’
    • ‘There's a real feel-good feeling to classic Americana - it's there in the poster art and it's there in the music of the era.’
    • ‘These political conventions are a real piece of Americana, a genuine bit of folk culture.’
    • ‘Returning to topic, at a certain point I felt that the innovative spirit of Americana, dealt with below, had departed for other climes.’