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English definition of “all-American”

all-American

noun [C]     /ˌɔːl.əˈmer.ɪ.kən/ US  /ˌɑːl-/ US
an amateur sports person from the US who is considered to be one of the best amateurs in their sport : The team was led by an all-American from Yale .Winners and losers
(Definition of all-American noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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