Unit·​ed States | \ yu̇-ˈnī-təd- How to pronounce United States (audio) , 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

1600, in the meaning defined above

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