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America meaning

EN[əˈmɛɹɪkə] [-ɛɹɪkə]
WAmerica
  • America usually refers to:
  • United States of America, a country in North America
  • The Americas, a landmass comprising North and South America
  • America or América may also refer to:

    Definition of America in English Dictionary

  • Proper nounSUF-ica
    1. The United States of America.
      1. In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.
    2. The Americas.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • He argued as follows: America should stop Lend-Lease convoying, because it needs to fortify its own Army with the supplies.
        • Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their blazing banner from the sun [ …] — Herman Melville, Moby-Dick.
        • Behind this lay the recognition that Italy could only afford 'an exiguous number' of the supercolossi that Japan and America were proposing to build[.]
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The central character, Prof. Laurie Jameson, teaches literature at a small, elite, ultraprogressive liberal arts college in New England — it boasts the first transgender dorm in America.
        • His doctoral dissertation on the Cold War presents a controversial sociohistory of 1950s America.
        • The Ordovician hardgrounds and their bioerosional trace fossils are best known in North America.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Countable proper nouns
          • Proper nouns
            • Countable proper nouns
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        1. en American
        2. en Americas
        3. en Americans
        4. en Americana
        5. en Americanly
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of America for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "America" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a proper noun.
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