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
Learn More about united states
Nglish: Translation of "United States" for Spanish speakers Britannica English: Translation of "United States" for Arabic speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "United States"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up United States? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).