Definition of Amerasian noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌæməˈreɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæməˈreɪʃn//
; BrE BrE//ˌæməˈreɪʒn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæməˈreɪʒn//
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a person with one Asian parent and one parent from the US Word Origin1960s: blend of American and Asian. Culture The word ‘Amerasian’ is mostly used for a child of a US soldier and an Asian woman. Many Amerasian children were born as a result of the Vietnam War

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