Definition of United States in English:

United States

(also U.S., US)

proper noun

  • A country that occupies most of the southern half of North America as well as Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands; population 304,059,724 (est. 2008); capital, Washington, DC. Full name United States of America.

    the states, the land of the free, god's own country
    the us of a
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United States

/yo͞oˈˌnīdid ˈstāts/