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an inhabitant of the United States of English origin or descent. a North American whose native language is English and especially whose culture or ethnic background is of European origin.
Components of culture
The common components across cultures are symbols, values and norms. All cultures include symbols which confer meanings to things and events. These symbols are expressed through what we call language. Language conveys the beliefs and values of a culture. Values are ideas.
Macro cultural region
Macro-regions, sometimes called international regions or world-regions, refer to large territorial units comprising different states
the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition.
Three common types of regions are formal regions, which are defined formally by government or other structures, such as cities, states, and mountain ranges
A formal region is an area that has one characteristic that is common through the whole place
connected with the sea, especially in relation to seafaring commercial or military activity
of, relating to, or constituting several cultural or ethnic groups within a society.
Where you come from and who you are
a place name, especially one derived from a topographical feature.
a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region.