Meaning of “American Indian” in the English Dictionary

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American Indiannoun [ C ]

uk /əˌmer.ɪ.kən ˈɪn.di.ən/ us /əˌmer.ɪ.kən ˈɪn.di.ən/

(Definition of “American Indian” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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American Indiannoun [ C ]

us /əˈmer·ɪ·kən ˈɪn·di·ən/ also Native American, us /ˈneɪ·t̬ɪv əˈmer·ɪ·kən/

someone who belongs to one of the groups of people that originally lived in North America before the Europeans arrived

(Definition of “American Indian” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)