United States meaning

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  • The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C.
  • Paleo-Indians migrated from Eurasia to what is now the U.S. mainland at least 15,000 years ago, with European colonization beginning in the 16th century. The United States emerged from 13 British colonies located along the East Coast.
  • Driven by the doctrine of Manifest Destiny, the United States embarked on a vigorous expansion across North America throughout the 19th century.
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United States
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    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of United States for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "United States" is a noun, more specifically, a proper noun.
    Definiteness: Level 8
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