Uncle Sam

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noun Un·cle Sam \ˌəŋ-kəl-ˈsam\

Definition of Uncle Sam

  1. 1 :  the U.S. government

  2. 2 :  the American nation or people

Examples of uncle sam in a Sentence

  1. Uncle Sam wants you to join the Army!

Origin and Etymology of uncle sam

expansion of U.S., abbreviation of United States


UNCLE SAM Defined for English Language Learners

Uncle Sam

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Definition of Uncle Sam for English Language Learners

  • : the American government, nation, or people pictured or thought of as a person



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