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Definition of the noun american eagle

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  1. a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body

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  1. A species of eagle native to North America and notable for the white plumage on its head.


American Eagle is a brand name under which several regional airlines operate feeder flights for American Airlines. This includes American Airlines' wholly owned subsidiary Envoy Air. They primarily connect smaller cities with American Airlines' domestic hub airports and focus cities.


  1. American Eagle is a fictional character, a Native American superhero in the Marvel Comics universe.
    • also known as Jason Strongbow
    • born in Kaibito
    • created by Doug Moench & Ron Wilson
    • fictional universe: Marvel Universe
    • first appeared in Marvel Two-in-One Annual #6
  2. The American Eagle was a fictional superhero from the Golden Age of Comics. He first appeared in Exciting Comics #22, published by the Standard Comics imprint, Nedor Comics. American Eagle was revived by two others comics publishers: first AC Comics, and then by America's Best Comics, by writer Alan Moore as part of his Tom Strong comics and its spinoff Terra Obscura.


"American Eagle" is an artwork by Romero Britto.


The American Eagle, originally Andrew and Rosalie, is a two-masted schooner serving the tourist trade out of Rockland, Maine. Launched in 1930 at Gloucester, Massachusetts, she was the last auxiliary schooner to be built in that port, and one Gloucester's last sail-powered fishing vessels. A National Historic Landmark, she is also the oldest known surviving vessel of the type, which was supplanted not long afterward by modern trawlers.

  • also known as AMERICAN EAGLE ; Two-masted schooner AMERICAN EAGLE; American Eagle, Rockland
  • part of Rockland, Maine


  1. American Eagle is a wooden racing roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America. It was the first wooden roller coaster designed by Intamin of Switzerland and was built in 1981 by the contracting firm Figley-Wright. While the records have since been broken, American Eagle had the longest drop and fastest speed among wooden roller coasters when it debuted and is still recognized as a top racing coaster in the United States. In 2006, American Eagle celebrated its Silver Anniversary.
  2. American Eagle is a small cruise ship owned by American Cruise Lines. She was built in 2000 by Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland for overnight coastal, river, and inland waterway cruising within the continental United States. As an American built, flagged, and owned vessel operated by US citizen crew members American Eagle is compliant with the Passenger Vessel Services Act and can transport passengers directly between US ports. She operated on the east coast of the US on Chesapeake Bay departing from Baltimore, MD. She made autumn cruises on the Hudson River departing Haddam, CT and wintered on the Inland Waterway in Fort Myers, FL. The vessel accommodates 49 overnight passengers in her 31 staterooms and 149 day passengers.
    • also known as آمریکن ایگل
  3. American Eagle is a ship.
  4. American Eagle is a newsletter created by the students of American University in Washington D.C. in November 1925. The newsletter varied in frequency from monthly to bi-weekly, to weekly throughout its production. At times it was also known as The Eagle, The Eagle., or The American University Eagle.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folk Art (2004)

by Gerard C. Wertkin

American Eagle Wall Plaque; John Haley Bellamy; Date unknown ...

Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

kite Brahminy kite / White-headed sea eagle Whistling kite / Whistling eagle / Whistling kite White-tailed sea eagle / White- tailed eagle / Grey eagle Bald eagle / American bald eagle / American eagle White-bellied ...

Google previewDictionary of American History (1978)

With the Complete Text of the Constitution of the United States by Michael Rheta Martin, Leonard Gelber

It was a blue colored American eagle appearing in display posters and other publicity material relating to the codes of fair competition established under the law. Such posters reproduced the Blue Eagle accompanied by the slogan " Member ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in World Art (2006)

by Hope B. Werness

The white-headed American eagle with outstretched wings ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (2013)

Contemporary newspapers portrayed the onceproud Mexican eagle as a plucked chicken, while the American eagle soared, wings spread, over North America. In 1853 Minister James Gadsden signed an additional pact with the Mexican ...

Google previewAmerican Reference Library: Encyclopedic dictionary of American reference, by J. Franklin Jameson & J.W. Buel (1900)

To Audubon, the naturalist, belongs the honor of first naming the bald, or white- headed variety, the “American Eagle." This fearless bird was made the emblem of the United States in 1785, directly after the achievement of our independence.

Google previewDictionary of Pub Names (2006)

American Eagle Bristol. The reference is presumably to the American emblem, the white- headed (sometimes called bald) eagle, though there was also an American coin called an eagle. It was a ten-dollar gold coin bearing an eagle on the ...

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