Definition of North American Indian
1. Noun. A member of one of the indigenous peoples of North America (but not a member of the Aleut, Inuit, Metis, or Yupik). ¹
2. Adjective. Of or relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas (but not the Aleut, Inuit, Metis, or Yupik). ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of North American Indian
Literary usage of North American Indian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"North American Indian. He was a native prince,—the owner of a splendid palace. ... North American Indian ..."
2. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"North American Indian. 25. You are mired in the hole which you dug yourself. North American Indian. 26. You gather a rod for your own back. 27. ..."
3. Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles by Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus (1896)
"... THE ORIGINAL North American Indian, GENTLE, HOSPITABLE AND KINDLY DISPOSED TOWARD THE NEWCOMERS — CAUSES OP THE CHANGE IN INDIAN CHARACTER — ENGLISH, ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1913)
"WISDOM OF THE North American Indian IN SPEECH AND LEGEND. BY ALEXANDER FRANCIS CHAMBERLAIN The cardinal doctrine of anthropology today,—the essential unity ..."
5. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay (1883)
"PROGRESS is CIVILIZATION OF North American Indian. — PRE-HISTORIC RACE IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE. — EARTHWORKS IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. ..."