Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

United States of America

geographical name \yu̇-ˈnī-təd-ˈstāts, especially Southern ˈyü-ˌ\

Definition of United States of America

  1. country North America bordering on Atlantic, Pacific, & Arctic oceans; a federal republic ∗ Washington area 3,619,969 square miles (9,375,720 square kilometers), pop 308,745,538



Variants of united states of america

or United States play \yu̇-ˈnī-təd-ˈstāts, especially Southern ˈyü-ˌ\

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Defined for Kids

United States of America

play
geographical name

Definition of United States of America

  1. country North America bordering on Atlantic, Pacific, & Arctic oceans & including Hawaii; capital, Washington



Variants of united states of america

or United States

Learn More about united states of america


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up United States of America? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez kittly-benders spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ