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the culture of the USA

americana is also an album by Offspring

by Arunabh Das March 8, 2004

276 up, 110 down


The americana is a term used in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to specify the lateral keylock known in judo as ude-garami (arm entanglement).

he left his arm exposed so i busted out an americana on his ass.(jiu-jitsu)

by jonnybee October 23, 2007

52 up, 39 down


One of The Offspring's greatest albums!
Why the fuck am I the first one to write this definition?

"Pretty fly for a white guy" is to be found on Americana.

by Steve Derycke February 16, 2008

75 up, 64 down


Fourth Reich culture.

Pushing the interests of big businesses and corporate CEO's since the mid-20th century!

by Marxist April 11, 2004

49 up, 84 down


It is a term mainly used to promote modern progressive country, modern western swing, contemporary folk, roots rock, rockabilly, and other American roots music genres not popular in the mainstream.

Other terms for this include "Alternative Country," "No Depression" (this name came from the title of an Uncle Tupelo album and is also the name of the leading Americana Music magazine), "Insurgent Country," "Cowpunk" (in the 1980s), and other names.

by Bradley Olson November 3, 2004

107 up, 55 down


The Miracle Mile
A long shopping center in Manhasset with high end stores such as Prada, Gucci, and Marc Jacobs

I love to shop at the Americana

by setlova March 23, 2009

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A form of made-up, modern American music which borrows from traditional country, bluegrass, folk and blues which is conceived and played by people who haven't explored those genres of music and really don't care to. This music can often be found next to the Starbucks cash register. Typically, Americana musicians superficially pretend to be traditionalists, adopting traditional clothing (vests and overalls) and hairstyles, but secretly dislike real traditional music.

"I hate bluegrass music, but I just got a banjo! I'm going to start an Americana band!" "Dude, you better get a vest."

by thedict8or June 23, 2013

18 up, 18 down