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a student of America, especially of its history, culture, and geography.
a specialist in the cultures or languages of Indians.
a specialist in literature.
a person who favors the U.S., its policies, etc.
Historical Examples

I have described them in my Essays of an Americanist (Philadelphia, 1890).
Nagualism Daniel G. Brinton

Many of these articles were collected in 1890 and published in a volume entitled Essays of an Americanist.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, June 1899 Various

a person who studies some aspect of America, such as its history or languages


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