Anglo-American


Anglo-American
Anglo-American 1738, from ANGLO- (Cf. Anglo-) + AMERICAN (Cf. American). Originally often in contrast to German immigrants. In contrast to non-English neighboring or border people in the U.S. from 1809 (adj.); 1834 (n.). Meaning "pertaining to both England and the United States" is from 1812.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.