Definition of Amerasian in English:

Share this entry

Amerasian

Pronunciation: /ˌaməˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
/ˌaməˈreɪʒ(ə)n/

adjective

Having one American and one Asian parent.
Example sentences
  • She turned her attention and resources especially toward Amerasian children.
  • They were not among the few thousand Amerasian children who came to the United States before the war's end.
  • Last year this 29 year-old Amerasian woman was desperately trying to come to the United States with her husband and two children

noun

A person with one American and one Asian parent.
Example sentences
  • And then in 1996, after a three year search, with the help of an American writer researching Amerasians, she located her father, who came to Vietnam to meet her.
  • For the first time in their lives, they learn to be proud of themselves as Amerasians.
  • Fifty-eight more Amerasians were flown out of Vietnam today.

Words that rhyme with Amerasian

ablation, aeration, agnation, Alsatian, Asian, aviation, cetacean, citation, conation, creation, Croatian, counterdemonstration, counterproliferation, crustacean, curation, Dalmatian, delation, dilation, donation, duration, elation, fixation, Galatian, geolocation, glocalization, gyration, Haitian, halation, Horatian, ideation, illation, lavation, legation, libation, location, lunation, mutation, natation, nation, negation, notation, nutation, oblation, oration, ovation, potation, relation, rogation, rotation, Sarmatian, sedation, Serbo-Croatian, station, staycation, taxation, Thracian, vacation, vexation, vocation, zonation

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Amer|asian

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.