For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Emerica, Imerica, or Lamerica?
Header of America


America appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Revelatory America in a maniac ire may rot a lever.
  • Now still a maniac, I remade red America in a mall it’s won.
  • Now still a maniac I remain, I mar a mini-America in a mall it’s won.
View more palindromes!

Fun fact! The first letter of every continent's name is the same as the last: Africa, America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

The word America is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

Video footage: Aerial vertical view of skyscrapers and streets a modern congested urban city development, America, USA
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun america

What does america mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. North America and South America and Central America


  1. America a.k.a. The Americas, or America, also known as the New World, are the combined continental landmasses of North America and South America, in the Western Hemisphere. Along with their associated islands, they cover 8.3% of the Earth's total surface area. The topography is dominated by the American Cordillera, a long chain of mountains that run the length of the west coast. The flatter eastern side of the Americas is dominated by large river basins, such as the Amazon, Mississippi, and La Plata. Since the Americas extend 14,000 km from north to south, the climate and ecology vary widely, from the arctic tundra of Northern Canada, Greenland, and Alaska, to the tropical rain forests in Central America and South America.
  2. America a.k.a. The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States, America, and sometimes the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.80 million square miles and with around 318 million people, the United States is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area and third-largest by population. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries. The geography and climate of the United States is also extremely diverse, and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife.
  3. America a.k.a. South America is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It can also be considered as a subcontinent of the Americas.
  4. America is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg, originated in the late 19th century. It is a part of the municipality of Horst aan de Maas, and lies about 16 km northwest of Venlo. It shares the name with the American continent.
  5. America a.k.a. América is a city in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, and the head town of the Rivadavia Partido, located some 500 km from Buenos Aires City and 560 km from the provincial capital, La Plata.
  6. America a.k.a. America, Illinois, is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Illinois, in the United States. It lies 5 miles northeast of Mound City, Illinois.
  7. America a.k.a. America, Oklahoma: America is a ghost town in southeastern McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States. It was located 7 miles southeast of Haworth. The town was named after America Stewart, wife of Tom Stewart, a local resident.

There are other places with in their name, like America's, Latin America, Little America, Bank of America, British America, Mall of America, Heart of America, Northern America, Six Flags America, Mid-America Center, British North America, Little America Hotels, Norwood Young America, Bank of America Center, Latin America Memorial, Young America Township.


Who is America?

America a.k.a. Gerry Beckley: Gerald Linford "Gerry" Beckley is a founding member of the band America.


America is an American rock band, formed in 1970 by multi-instrumentalists Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley. The trio first met in London, where they began performing live. America achieved significant popularity in the 1970s, and was famous for the trio's close vocal harmonies and light acoustic folk sound. This popularity was confirmed by a string of hit albums and singles, many of which found airplay on pop stations.


  1. "America": “America” is a well known song from the musical West Side Story. Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics and Leonard Bernstein composed the music.
    • also known as America (West Side Story); West Side Story: No. 7: America; West Side Story: Finale Medley, Part 1: America / Cool / Jet Song / Something’s Coming; America (alternative motion picture version); West Side Story: America (Orchestra and Chorus feat. mezzo-soprano: Tatiana Troyanos, Louise...
    • music by Leonard Bernstein
    • lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  2. "America" is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel from their fourth studio album, Bookends. Produced by the duo themselves and Roy Halee, the song was later issued as a single in 1972 to promote the release of Simon & Garfunkel's Greatest Hits. The song was written by Paul Simon and concerns young lovers hitchhiking their way across the United States, in search of "America," one both literal and physical. It was inspired by a 1964 road trip with his girlfriend Kathy Chitty.
  3. "America": America is the eponymous debut album by America, released in 1971. It was initially released without "A Horse with No Name", which had not yet been recorded. When "Horse" became a worldwide hit in early 1972, the album was re-released with that track.
  4. "America": 'America' is a song by English indie rock band Razorlight, and is the fourth track to their self-titled second studio album, Razorlight. It was written by Johnny Borrell and Andy Burrows and was also released as the second single from that album in October 2006.
  5. "America" is the tenth studio album by German europop duo Modern Talking. The album was released on March 19, 2001 through label Hansa Records and it was distributed by BMG International. America landed on the German album chart on April 2, 2001 entering at position number two and spent two weeks at that position. It spent a total of five weeks within the top-10 and 15 weeks on the album chart.
  6. "America" is the name of a patriotic song written and originally recorded by Neil Diamond, released in 1980 as part of The Jazz Singer soundtrack album. The song was a hit single in the United States in 1981, reaching number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and was Diamond's sixth number one on the Adult Contemporary chart. Billboard also rated it as the #62 pop single overall for 1981. Although the single version was a studio recording, it sounds live because of crowd overdubs in the song.
  7. "America" is a song by Prince and The Revolution. It was the final U.S. single from the group's 1985 album, Around the World in a Day and is a sardonic attack on the mid-1980s United States, referencing Communism, and worrying about nuclear war, a common theme in Prince's lyrics in the 1980s.
  8. "America" is a studio album by American electronic musician Dan Deacon, released August 27, 2012 on Domino Records. The album cover is a photo of Lake Placid.
  9. "America" is an album by American folk musician John Fahey, released in 1971. Originally intended to be a double album, it was released as a single LP. The unreleased material was subsequently restored in a 1998 CD reissue. It has been cited as one of his most ambitious projects.
  10. "America" is 1976 album by Julio Iglesias. It was released on the Alhambra label. In December 1976 it was No.2 on the Billboard chart in New York.
    • genre: Latin pop
    • released in (39 years ago)
  11. "America" is the title of a song written by Sammy Johns and recorded by American country music artist Waylon Jennings. It was released in September 1984 as the first new single from the album Waylon's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2. The song reached #6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
  12. "America" is Killing Joke's first single from their seventh studio album, Outside the Gate. It was released on April 4, 1988, under E'G Records.
  13. "America" is the sixth album by rapper Kurtis Blow, released in 1985. The album includes the song "If I Ruled the World" from the movie Krush Groove, Blow's only hit since "The Breaks" and the last of his musical career. The album was released in an era when old school hip-hop was being overtaken by younger musicians, but the album nevertheless spawned Blow's biggest UK hit single, with "If I Ruled the World", which reached number 24 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1986.
  14. "America" is a composition.
  15. "America" by Havalina was released in 1999 on Wignalls' own label, Jackson Rubio. It is a musical tour of America by region and draws on many regional musical influences.
    • released in (16 years ago)


  1. "America" is a poem by Allen Ginsberg, written in 1956. It appears in his collection Howl and Other Poems.
  2. "America" is a book by George Tindall.
    • also known as "America: A Narrative History"
    • subjects: History of the United States, United States of America, History, American History
  3. "America" is a book by James A. Henretta.
    • also known as "America: A Concise History"; "America: A Concise History, Volume 2"; "America: A Concise History, Volume 1"
    • subjects: History, United States of America, History of the United States, Reference, American History
  4. "America" is a young adult novel written by E.R. Frank. It tells the story of America, a fifteen-year-old biracial boy who had gotten lost in the system.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Young-adult fiction
    • released in (13 years ago)
  5. "America" is a short story by Orson Scott Card. It appears in his short story collection The Folk of the Fringe. Card originally published this story in the January 1987 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine.
    • language: English Language


  1. America a.k.a. América is a Brazilian telenovela that was originally broadcast in 2005 by Rede Globo. The telenovela focused on the life of an illegal immigrant to the United States and the lives of those she left behind in Brazil. It stars Deborah Secco and Murilo Benício. It was written by Glória Perez and directed by Jayme Monjardim and Marcos Schechtman.
  2. "America": Lymari Nadal, Yancey Arias, Tony Plana, James Callis, and Oscar-nominated Edward James Olmos make for a superb cast in a powerful story of a courageous woman starting life anew.
  3. "America" is a 2009 Lifetime Television film starring Rosie O'Donnell, Ruby Dee and Philip Johnson. It was directed by Yves Simoneau and written by Joyce Eliason. The film is based on the young adult novel America by E.R. Frank.
  4. "America" is a 1924 silent historical war romance film. It describes the heroic story of the events during the Revolutionary war, in which filmmaker D. W. Griffith created a film adaptation of Robert W. Chambers’ novel The Reckoning. The plot mainly centers itself on the battles of the New York State, with romance sliced into the individual movie scenes.
  5. "America": Amerika is a 2000 film written and directed by Jens Jenson.
  6. "America" a.k.a. "América" is a comedy drama film directed by João Nuno Pinto.
    • countries: Russia, Brazil, Spain, Portugal
    • languages: Portuguese Language, Spanish Language, Russian Language, Haitian Creole
    • genres: Drama, Comedy
    • released on (4 years ago)
  7. "America" a.k.a. "America: Imagine the World Without Her" is a 2014 American political documentary film by Dinesh D'Souza. It is based on D'Souza's book of the same name, in which he examines various accusations against the United States. D'Souza was executive producer of the film and co-directed it with John Sullivan. Gerald R. Molen also produced. He had served as producer of D'Souza's previous film, 2016: Obama's America.
  8. "America" is a film, directed by Robert Downey, Sr. and written by Sid Davis & Robert Downey, Sr..
  9. "America" is a short film, written and directed by Mark F Kindred.


"America" is a Wild West-themed real-time strategy video game. It is set during the era after the American civil war. The player can choose to play Native Americans, Mexicans, Outlaws or Settlers. The objective is to settle the western frontier. Each civilization has specific abilities which influence the strategy to be chosen. Multiplayer-gaming is supported. As in the similar Age of Empires, workers gather resources to buy military units and new buildings. The game features various scenarios.

  • also known as America: No Peace Beyond the Line, A*M*E*R*I*C*A, America: Sur les sentiers de la guerre
  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Related Designs
  • genres: Real-time strategy, Strategy video game
  • publisher: Data Becker
  • released in (15 years ago)


  1. America a.k.a. Amerika, also known as The Man Who Disappeared and as The Missing Person, is the incomplete first novel of author Franz Kafka, written between 1911 and 1914 and published posthumously in 1927. The novel originally began as a short story titled The Stoker. The novel incorporates many details of the experiences of his relatives who had emigrated to the United States.
  2. America is a national weekly magazine published by the Jesuits of the United States. It contains news and opinion about Roman Catholicism, and how it relates to American politics and cultural life. The magazine is headquartered in midtown Manhattan, and has a circulation of approximately 45,000. The magazine is also available online.
  3. America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America's Cup international sailing trophy. Originally known variously as the Royal Yacht Squadron's "One Hundred Guinea Cup", "One Hundred Sovereign Cup", or "£100 Cup", the trophy was later renamed after the original winning yacht. On August 22, 1851, America won the Royal Yacht Squadron's 53-mile regatta around the Isle of Wight by eighteen minutes.
  4. America a.k.a. América Futebol Clube, or América, as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Natal in Rio Grande do Norte, founded on July 14, 1915.
  5. America was a Judge Dredd story published in the Judge Dredd Megazine in 1990. Told in flashbacks, the story concerns the character America Jara, her friend Bennett Beeny and their tragic encounters with the Justice Department. As Bennett Beeny grows up to reap the benefits of Mega City One, becoming a famous singer and comedian, America becomes more and more disillusioned. She becomes a democracy activist and later a terrorist. The story is grounded in the conflict between the Democracy movement and Mega City One's fascist police state, and is one of the most political Judge Dredd stories ever told. Writer John Wagner has said that America is his favourite Judge Dredd story, and editor David Bishop describes it as "the best Judge Dredd story ever written.
  6. The America was a non-rigid airship built by Mutin Godard in France in 1906 for the journalist Walter Wellman's attempt to reach the North Pole by air. Wellman first conceived of using a balloon to fly to the pole during a failed polar attempt by boat and sledge from Svalbard in 1894. He then visited Paris to review the state of balloon technology but left disappointed by the lack of a suitable steering and propulsion capability. A decade later while at the 1905 Portsmouth Peace Conference he learned of recent innovations in French dirigible design and believed a solution might be at hand for his Arctic aerial plan. After receiving the backing of the newspaper publisher Victor F. Lawson, the Wellman Chicago Record-Herald Polar Expedition was announced, and Wellman traveled to Paris in search of a suitable design and manufacturer. In the meantime a public company was established to raise the $US 250,000 required for the expedition and airship.
  7. The America was a Fokker C-2 trimotor monoplane that was flown in 1927 by Richard E. Byrd, Bernt Balchen, George Otto Noville, and Bert Acosta on their transatlantic flight.
  8. America is the second studio-release single from American rap metal artist Deuce and is a politically themed song with a stronger metal influence than some of Deuce's other music. It was released on January 10, 2012, a week earlier than originally planned due to a leak of the full music video in late December 2011. The song is the third track on Deuce's debut album titled Nine Lives. As of April 2012, America had sold 36,000 copies, making it the most commercially successful single of the album.
  9. The America was a Spanish automobile manufactured in Barcelona from 1917 to 1922. The four-cylinder "valveless" model, the "Tipo A", had a primitive synchromesh gearbox and worm final drive. The firm's main product was the 1097cc "Tipo B"; the "Tipo C" was an ohv racing model.
  10. America was an American lifestyle and variety talk show that aired weekday afternoons in syndication during the 1985-86 television season. The program premiered on September 16, 1985 and was initially hosted by Stuart Damon, Sarah Purcell, and McLean Stevenson with Charlie O'Donnell announcing. America was recorded before a live studio audience.
    • begun in (30 years ago)
  11. America was a channel on the XM Satellite Radio network that specialized in playing classic country music. It was available on channel 10 on XM and channel 808 on DirecTV. America was scrapped as part of the Sirius/XM merger on November 12, 2008, replaced by Sirius's similar The Roadhouse.

Phrases with America

Phrases starting with the word America:

  1. America 2night
  2. America Larrei
  3. America Solisi
  4. America Berkovi
  5. America Bicolor
  6. America Cuneata
  7. America Festiva
  8. America Hilaris
  9. America Hovorei
  10. America Thomasi
  11. America Wappesi
  12. America Amabilis
  13. America Hermieri
  14. America Marcelae

Phrases ending with the word America:

  1. Race America
  2. latin america
  3. north america
  4. south america
  5. central america
  6. Only in America

View more phrases with the word America in thesaurus!

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for America

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewThe Modern Soldier Can Not be Made in a Day (1914)

The Army is a Learned Profession, with Intricate, Clearly Defined, and Difficult Specialties, and Men Must be Carefully and Thoroughly Trained by Henry Breckinridge

America is the Nation that embodies industrialism ; Japan and Asia and the great military nations in Europe embody the system of militarism. In a fair competition in times of peace militarism must go down, but industrialism unprepared would ...

Google previewOur Horticultural Visitor (1895)

A Quarterly Journal Devoted to the Horticultural Interests of Illinois in General and the Southern Portion in Particular

America is a land of fruits because, for one thing, its agriculture is so recent and so little bound by tradition, that the...

Again, North America is the leading fruitgrowing country in the world because large acres are available for the business.

Google previewNASCAR Nation (2012)

How Racing's Values Mirror America's by Chris Myers, Michael Levin, NASCAR

America is a nation of risk takers. We recognize that you can't change the status quo by hiding from possibility, and so we're a nation of people willing to go out on a limb, to take a chance, whether the outcome we're seeking is a more secure ...

Google previewGlobal Fundraising (2013)

How the World is Changing the Rules of Philanthropy by Penelope Cagney, Bernard Ross

Latin America is a region with a great array of diversity, creativity, and passion. Describing the fundraising scene is a challenging task, as Latin America is a wonderfully diverse group of countries, as well as a growing political and economic ...

Google previewAdvocate of Peace (1921)

There is a third fact at the basis of American foreign policy, and that fact is that America is a series of at least three vital equilibriums. Anarchy and Tyranny In the first place, America is an equilibrium between anarchy and tyranny. These two ...

Google previewEnslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Daina Ramey Berry Ph.D., Deleso A. Alford

Dickson, Amanda America Diet and Nutrition Domestic Slave Trade Economy Education Elderly Women Emancipation Family Fancy Girls ...

Google previewSports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Steven A. Riess

A prestigious international yacht racing award, the America«s Cup is the oldest active trophy in world sports competition. In 1851, the Royal Yacht Squadron of Great Britain invited five members of the fledgling New York Yacht Club to enter the ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for America

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about America

Click on an item to view that photo:


View more pictures about In America and God Bless America.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Manheim, PA - October 1, 2016: People enthusiastically wave Make America Great Again Signs at a Donald Trump campaign rally.Small photo of close up of the central america area with Costa Rica in sharp focusSmall photo of Asheville, North Carolina, USA: September 12, 2016: Colorful ball caps being sold at a Donald Trump campaign rally with the slogan "Make America Great Again" on September 12, 2016 in Asheville, NCSmall photo of Lago de Atitlan with Volcan San Pedro, Guatemala, Central AmericaSmall photo of Mobile, Alabama - 12/17/2016: A Trump supporter holds up a "Make America Great Again" sign in the crowd as US President-elect Donald J. Trump prepares to enter the stage at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.Small photo of Manheim, PA - October 1, 2016: People enthusiastically wave Make America Great Again Signs at a Donald Trump campaign rally.Small photo of GEIRANGERFJORD, NORWAY - June 7, 2017: ROTTERDAM of Holland America Line. Holland America Line was founded in 1893 and is a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc since 1989. More...

Videos about America

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about In America, BBC America, New America, The America, black america, North America, Bank of America, Central America, Voice of America, Anglo-Saxon America, and America the Beautiful.

See also the pronunciation examples of America!

Sign language

Click on an item to play that video:

Quotes about America

It's rural America. It's where I came from. We always refer to ourselves as real America. Rural America, real America, real, real, America. (Dan Quayle)
more quotes about america...

Scrabble value of A1M3E1R1I1C3A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AMERICA

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of America!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of America to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary