One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An empire in America.
2The United States of America, especially viewed as an imperialistic state, either in possessing territories overseas or in exerting power and influence beyond its borders; American imperialism.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Oldmixon (d. 1742), historian and political pamphleteer.
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