For all your dictionary needs!
Header of Americana


Video footage: Callicarpa americana - american beautyberry - with its distinctive pink berries, in the Florida hammock habitat. Natural mosquito repellent.
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun americana

What does americana mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. any artifact (such as books or furniture or art) that is distinctive of America

Alternative definition of the noun americana


  1. All things peculiar to the United States' culture and people, anything that is a symbol of American life.
  2. [music] An amalgam of roots musics formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the American musical ethos; specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other external influential styles.


Americana is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. As of 2006, its population was 203,845.


Who is Americana?

Americana a.k.a. Cindy Ferda is an actress, businessperson and a presenter.


  1. Americana is an amalgam of roots music formed by the confluence of the shared and varied traditions that make up the American musical ethos; specifically those sounds that are merged from folk, country, blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll and other external influences. Americana, as defined by the Americana Music Association, is "contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues, resulting in a distinctive roots-oriented sound that lives in a world apart from the pure forms of the genres upon which it may draw. While acoustic instruments are often present and vital, Americana also often uses a full electric band.
  2. "Americana" is the fifth studio album by the American punk rock band The Offspring, released on November 17, 1998. Following a worldwide tour in support of its previous album, Ixnay on the Hombre, The Offspring commenced work on a new album. The music on the album marked a change, expanding their sound and exploring more pop punk elements.
  3. "Americana" is the thirty-second studio album by Canadian musician Neil Young, released on June 5, 2012. The album was Young's first collaboration with backing band Crazy Horse since their 2003 album, Greendale, and its associated tour.
  4. "Americana" is a 2008 album by Canadian singer Roch Voisine. Many of the tracks were recorded in Nashville, Tennessee.
  5. "Americana" is the thirteenth album by American singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey and his second for Warner Bros. Records. Murphey found a receptive home with the label and began a long association with the label's president and resident producer, Jim Ed Norman. Unlike his previous albums, Americana contains material written mainly by other writers—Murphey only wrote or co-wrote three of the songs. The album's notable tracks include the #1 hit "A Long Line of Love" and the #4 "Face in the Crowd", the latter a duet with singer Holly Dunn. The album peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
  6. "Americana" is a video album by the American punk rock band The Offspring. It contains videos of the band performing stunts along with other extreme sport professionals, and also several music performances by the band. Homemade music videos for the songs "Mota" and "Burn It Up" are also featured. It also features four shoplifting attempts by the band and friends.
  7. "Americana" is the third full-length album by Starflyer 59. It was the last of the band's three consecutive albums featuring monochromatic covers. Unlike their first two albums, this album was given a title, rather than fans attaching a title based on the color of the cover.
  8. "Americana" is a musical album of Jimmie Driftwood.
    • released on (20 years ago)
  9. "Americana" is a musical album by the Modern Mandolin Quartet.
    • released on
    • award:
  10. "Americana" is a musical album of Dominique Dalcan.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  11. "Americana" is a musical album of A.R. Kane.
    • released in (23 years ago)
  12. "Americana" is a musical album of Michael Chapman.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  13. "Americana" is a musical album of Down 50.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  14. "Americana" is a musical album of Boca Livre.
  15. "Americana" is a musical album of Leila Josefowicz.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  16. "Americana" is a composition.
  17. "Americana" is a musical album of Arturo Sandoval.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  18. "Americana" is a musical single of Throwdown.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  19. "Americana" is a musical album of Corky Bennett.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  20. "Americana" is a musical album of Robert Merrill.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  21. "Americana" is a musical album of Westwind Brass.
  22. "Americana" is a composition.
  23. "Americana" is a musical album of Leon Russell.
    • released in (37 years ago)
  24. "Americana" is a musical composition.


  1. "Americana" is celebrated American novelist Don DeLillo's first book. In 1989, DeLillo revised the text, excising several pages from the original.
    • also known as "Americana (Narrativa)"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • subject: Literary
    • copyright: 1971
    • released in (44 years ago)
  2. "Americana" is a book by Karl Gotthard Lamprecht.
    • also known as "Americana. Reiseeindrücke, betrachtungen, geschichtliche gesamtansicht"
  3. "Americana" a.k.a. "Americana." is a book by Elio Vittorini.


  1. "Americana" is a passed over American drama television pilot which was created by Michael Seitzman and produced by Mark Gordon, Phillip Noyce, Nicholas Pepper and Michael Seitzman.
  2. "Americana" is a 1983 American drama film starring, produced, edited and directed by David Carradine. The screenplay and story, written by Richard Carr, was based on a portion of the 1947 novel, The Perfect Round, by Henry Morton Robinson. The novel's setting was originally post-World War II, but the screenplay involved the post-war experiences of a Vietnam War veteran, obsessed with restoring an abandoned carousel.
  3. "Americana" is a 2014 action adventure drama film directed by Paulo Morelli.
  4. "Americana" is a film, directed by Topaz Adizes.
    • country: United States of America
    • languages: English Language, Japanese Language, Vietnamese Language
    • genres: Documentary film, War film
    • released in (7 years ago)


  1. Americana is a single by American country music artist Moe Bandy. It was released in January 1988 as the first single from his album No Regrets. The song peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, and to date is his last top 10 single.
  2. Americana is a British radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 from spring 2009 to autumn 2011. It offered a "mix of discussion, interviews and features, with a focus on the voices of ordinary Americans" and was touted as the "successor for the late Alistair Cooke's Letter from America.
  3. Americana is a weekly game show which ran on NBC from December 8, 1947 to July 4, 1949. The series was originally hosted by literary critic John Mason Brown and produced by Martin Stone Productions with NBC Television. Each week's show was sponsored by Encyclopedia Americana. The 30-minute show aired Mondays at 8:10pm ET in the 1947-48 television season, and Mondays at 8:30pm ET in the 1948-49 season.
  4. Americana is a 1992 British documentary series which was presented by Jonathan Ross, co-written with Jack Barth. The three-part series explored American culture and was aired in the United Kingdom in December 1992. The titles of the three editions were "Fat", "Dumb" and "Rich".
  5. Americana: In Americana, we delve into the secret nooks and crannies of this great land and serve you up all the tender morsels we find inside. Investigative journalism home-cooking style.
  6. Americana is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Americana

  1. Zea americana
  2. Aloe Americana
  3. Ambo Americana
  4. anas americana
  5. Arca Americana
  6. Bixa Americana
  7. grus americana
  8. Idia Americana
  9. Ilex Americana
  10. Ixia Americana
  11. Mays americana
  12. pipa americana
  13. Raia Americana
  14. rhea americana
  15. Rhus Americana
  16. Rosa Americana
  17. Sida Americana
  18. Tama Americana
  19. Abama americana
  20. Abies Americana

View more phrases with the word Americana in thesaurus!

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Americana

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewWorlding (2015)

Identity, Media, and Imagination in a Digital Age by David Trend

Like Disneyland, the Americana is a highly regulated world that excludes such annoyances as skateboarders, vagrants, large dogs, and anything that...

In short, the Americana is a place to get away from urban problems rather than be reminded of them or think about changing them.

Google previewGodless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels (2013)

by Sikivu Hutchinson

Godless Americana is a radical humanist analysis of this climate. It provides a vision of secular social...

Google previewAmerican Homes and Gardens (1906)

The AMERICANA is the work which the condition of ...

Google previewMarine Engineering (1905)

The AMERICANA is the work which the condition of affairs in the Encyclo- pedia world made necessary. Before ever a line was written for this great work the Ideal was set : A National Work— Universal in its Information — American in its ...

Google previewAdobe Master Class (2013)

Photoshop Inspiring artwork and tutorials by established and emerging artists by Ibarionex Perello

Midcentury Americana is a representation of dreams and improbable realities. Now, through an idealistic lens, many view the world the way it used to be, but probably never was. Just like our memories, art tells a story of an impression, not of a ...

Google previewHigh and Dry (2008)

Gardening with Cold-hardy Dryland Plants by Robert Nold

Jamesia americana is a variable species, with several varieties described .

Google previewFencing for Conservation (2011)

Restriction of Evolutionary Potential or a Riposte to Threatening Processes? by Michael J. Somers, Matthew Hayward

Boyce, Kyran Kunkel, and Kevin Wilson Introduction The pronghorn Antilocapra americana is an open-country grassland and shrub-steppe obligate and the sole surviving member of a taxonomic family ...

Google previewHow to Know the Insects (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Schistocerca americana is a species of grasshopper in the family Acrididae known commonly as the American grasshopper and American bird grasshopper. It is native to North America, where it occurs in the eastern United States, Mexico, ...

Google previewEmpire and Nations (1969)

Essays in Honour of Frederic H. Soward by Harvey L. Dyck, H. Peter Krosby

The Pax Americana is an effort to maintain or, as some would say, impose, a world order favourable to the interests of the United States but assumed to be favourable also to the interests of others. “The central lesson we have drawn from our ...

Google previewThe Enemy (1994)

A Review of Art and Literature by Wyndham Lewis, David Peters Corbett

Mencken with perfect Americana jokes. Americana is an attack upon the ...

Google previewThe Laboratory Cockroach (2012)

Experiments in cockroach anatomy, physiology and behavior by W. J. Bell

Periplaneta americana is the largest common cockroach ...

Google previewA Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica (2008)

by Margaret Gargiullo

Agave americana is a widely cultivated nonnative. Courtesy of Margaret Gargiullo • Furcraea cabuya (cabuya, penca, olancho, itabo) Family Agavaceae Large herb, usually stemless or sometimes with a short, thick trunk, to about 1 m tall.

Google previewA Textbook of Microbiology (1999)

by D.K.Maheshwari

americana is a wild annual legume which is also used as green manure. S. rostrata bears both stem as well as root nodules. Detail description of root-nodule development and nitrogen fixation is given in Chapter 14. In addition, Anabaena ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA CAMUS — CANADA CANADA CANADA. Campos, Arsenio Martinez, ar-sa'- ne-o mar-te'neth kam'pos, Spanish military officer: b. Segovia, Spain, 14 Dec.

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2011)

by Michael Dirr

imbricarium Tilia americana Tilia cordata Tilia euchlora ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries P-Z (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

The term Pax Americana is generally taken to refer to the dominance of the United States, both economically and politically, in the international system of the post-World War II period. Such dominance arose as a result of the position that the ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Americana

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Americana

Click on an item to view that photo:


If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA-FEBRUARY 7, 2018: Nostalgic and retro Americana items for retail sale inside a Craker Barrel restaurant.Small photo of Anemone americana,Hepatica nobilisSmall photo of Anemone americana,Hepatica nobilisSmall photo of Anemone americana,Hepatica nobilisSmall photo of Anemone americana,Hepatica nobilisSmall photo of Anemone americana,Hepatica nobilisSmall photo of Anemone americana,Hepatica nobilis More...

Videos about Americana

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Pax Americana.

See also the pronunciation examples of Americana!

Quotes about Americana

As corny as it may sound, my true goal was to crack the Americana market. (Arthur Godfrey)
more quotes about americana...

Scrabble value of A1M3E1R1I1C3A1N1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AMERICANA

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Americana!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of Americana to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary