Definition of

United States of America

  1. (noun, location) 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

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of United States of America

america, the states, u.s., u.s.a., united states, us, usa

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