What is America?

  • (noun): North and South America.
    Synonyms: the Americas
    See also — Additional definitions below

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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 ... decision would be made in 2008 by Martin Winterkorn (Volkswagen's CEO), not Volkswagen of America ...
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 ...
Thirteen Colonies
... 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 ... political entities of the United States of America ... In 1776 they declared their independence 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 ...

More definitions of "America":

  • (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: United States, United States of America, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.

Famous quotes containing the word america:

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