America

America usually refers to either:

  • The Americas, a landmass comprising North and South America
  • The United States of America, a country in North America

America may also refer to:

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Shriners
... of the Mystic Shrine, as well as Shriners North America, changed its name to Shriners International, now covering nearly 200 temples (chapters) across North America, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia ...
Joseph Bonaparte - America
... He was also reputed to have encountered the Jersey Devil while hunting there ... Reputedly some Mexican revolutionaries offered to crown him Emperor of Mexico in 1820 but he refused. ...
Volkswagen Scirocco - Scirocco III (2008–present) - Absence of A North American Version
... In April 2007, Volkswagen America vice president Adrian Hallmark claimed that Volkswagen preferred not to bring the Scirocco to North America since it could negatively affect GTI sales ... would be made in 2008 by Martin Winterkorn (Volkswagen's CEO), not Volkswagen of America ...
Thirteen Colonies
... The Thirteen Colonies were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1733 (Georgia) by a variety of interests from England and later Great Britain ... They are best known as the founding political entities of the United States of America ... and formed a new nation, the United States of America ...
Cairn - History - The Americas
... Natives of arctic North America (i.e ... In North America, cairns are often petroforms in the shapes of turtles or other animals ... Cairns have been used since pre-Columbian times throughout Latin America to mark trails ...

Famous quotes containing the word america:

    You don’t have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in, That world is gone.
    Peggy Noonan (b. 1950)

    How can I explain the difference to me between America and Russia?... the America I’ve known is a place where men on horseback escort union marchers, the Russia I’ve known is a place where men on horseback slaughter young Socialists and Jews.
    Golda Meir (1898–1978)

    In America and Europe the nomadism is of trade and curiosity.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)