Early American: Meaning and Definition of

Ear'ly Amer'ican

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (of furniture, buildings, utensils, etc.) built or made in the U.S. in the colonial period or somewhat later.
  2. built or made in imitation of works of this period.
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