United States of America

Definitions of United States of America
  1. noun
    North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    synonyms: America, U.S., U.S.A., US, USA, United States, the States
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    North
    the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
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    North American country, North American nation
    any country on the North American continent
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