Definition of German american
1. Noun. An American who was born in Germany or whose ancestors were German.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of German American
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 Münsterberg (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. ..."