United States

noun plural but singular or plural in construction Unit·ed States \y-ˈnī-təd-, especially Southern ˈyü-ˌ\

Definition of UNITED STATES

:  a federation of states especially when forming a nation in a usually specified territory <advocating a United States of Europe>

First Known Use of UNITED STATES


Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears