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- 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.
- also known as United States, USA, U.S., America, US, U.S.A., U.S. of A., Estats Units d'Amèrica, The States
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- part of Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, North America
- instance of: North American country / North American nation = any country on the North American continent
- instance: North / Union = the United States
- eastern United States / East = the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
- midwestern United States / middle west / Midwest = the north central region of the United States
- Pacific Northwest = a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia
- American state = one of the 50 states of the United States
- western United States / West = the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
- Colony = one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
- New England = a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
- Mid-Atlantic states = a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
- South = the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
- Sunbelt = states in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative
- North = the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
- Dakota = the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota
- Camellia State / Heart of Dixie / Alabama / Ala. / AL = a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
- Last Frontier / Alaska / AK = a state in northwestern North America
- Grand Canyon State / Arizona / AZ = a state in southwestern United States
- Land of Opportunity / Arkansas / Ark. / AR = a state in south central United States
- Golden State / California / Calif. / CA = a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state
- Centennial State / Colorado / Colo. / CO = a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
- Constitution State / Nutmeg State / Connecticut / Ct. / CT = a New England state
- Diamond State / First State / Delaware / Del. / DE = a Mid-Atlantic state
- District of Columbia / D.C. / DC = the district occupied entirely by the city of Washington
- Everglade State / Sunshine State / Florida / Fla. / FL = a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico
- Empire State of the South / Peach State / Georgia / Ga. / GA = a state in southeastern United States
- Aloha State / Hawai'i / Hawaii / Haw. / HI = a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
- Gem State / Idaho / Id. / ID = a state in the Rocky Mountains
- Land of Lincoln / Prairie State / Illinois / Ill. / IL = a midwestern state in north-central United States
- Hoosier State / Indiana / Ind. / IN = a state in midwestern United States
- Hawkeye State / Iowa / Ia. / IA = a state in midwestern United States
- Sunflower State / Kansas / Kan. / KS = a state in midwestern United States
- Bluegrass State / Kentucky / Ken. / KY = a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War
- Louisiana Purchase = territory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
- Pelican State / Louisiana / La. / LA = a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
- Pine Tree State / Maine / Me. / ME = a state in New England
- Old Line State / Free State / Maryland / Md. / MD = a Mid-Atlantic state
- Massachusetts / Old Colony / Bay State / Mass. / MA = a state in New England
- Great Lakes State / Wolverine State / Michigan / Mich. / MI = a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
- North Star State / Gopher State / Minnesota / Minn. / MN = a midwestern state
- Magnolia State / Mississippi / Miss. / MS = a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
- Show Me State / Missouri / Mo. / MO = a midwestern state in central United States
- Treasure State / Montana / Mont. / MT = a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
- Cornhusker State / Nebraska / Neb. / NE = a midwestern state on the Great Plains
- Battle Born State / Sagebrush State / Silver State / Nevada / Nev. / NV = a state in the western United States
- Granite State / New Hampshire / N.H. / NH = a state in New England
- Garden State / New Jersey / Jersey / N.J. / NJ = a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic
- Land of Enchantment / New Mexico / N.M. / NM = a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
- New York State / Empire State / New York / N.Y. / NY = a Mid-Atlantic state
- Old North State / North Carolina / Tar Heel State / N.C. / NC = a state in southeastern United States
- Peace Garden State / North Dakota / N.D. / ND = a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
- Buckeye State / Ohio / OH = a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
- Sooner State / Oklahoma / Okla. / OK = a state in south central United States
- Beaver State / Oregon / Ore. / OR = a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
- Keystone State / Pennsylvania / Pa. / PA = a Mid-Atlantic state
- Little Rhody / Rhode Island / Ocean State / R.I. / RI = a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
- Palmetto State / South Carolina / S.C. / SC = a state in the Deep South
- Mount Rushmore State / Coyote State / South Dakota / S.D. / SD = a state in north central United States
- Volunteer State / Tennessee / Tenn. / TN = a state in east central United States
- Lone-Star State / Texas / Tex. / TX = the second largest state
- Beehive State / Mormon State / Utah / Ut. / UT = a state in the western United States
- Green Mountain State / Vermont / Vt. / VT = a state in New England
- Old Dominion State / Old Dominion / Virginia / Va. / VA = a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
- Evergreen State / Washington / Wash. / WA = a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
- Mountain State / West Virginia / W.V. / WV = a state in east central United States
- Badger State / Wisconsin / Wisc. / Wis. / WI = a midwestern state in north central United States
- Equality State / Wyoming / Wyo. / WY = a state in the western United States
- Connecticut River / Connecticut = a river in the northeastern United States
- Great Lakes = a group of five large, interconnected lakes in central North America
- Mississippi River / Mississippi = a major North American river and the chief river of the United States
- Missouri River / Missouri = the longest river in the United States
- New River = a river in the southeastern United States that flows northward from North Carolina to West Virginia where it empties into the Kanawha River
- Niagara River / Niagara = a river flowing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario
- Niobrara River / Niobrara = a tributary of the Missouri River
- Ohio River / Ohio = a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
- Rio Grande / Rio Bravo = a North American river; boundary between the United States and Mexico
- Saint Lawrence River / St. Lawrence River / Saint Lawrence / St. Lawrence = a North American river
- Twin Falls / Twin = a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
- Yosemite Falls / Yosemite = a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in California
- Yukon River / Yukon = a North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea
- member of: NATO / North Atlantic Treaty Organization = an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security; OAS / Organization of American States = an association including most countries in the western hemisphere
- member: American = a native or inhabitant of the United States
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The Quotable George W. Bush (2004)
A Portrait in His Own Words by George Walker Bush, Bill Adler
The United States of America is an enemy of those who aid terrorists and of the barbaric criminals who profane a great religion by committing murder in its name. This military action is a part of our campaign against terrorism, another front in a ...
A Rhetorical Perspective by Robert E. Denton Jr.
The United States of America is a friend to the Afghan people, and we are the friends of almost a billion worldwide who practice the Islamic faith. The United States of America is an enemy of those who aid terrorists and of the barbaric criminals ...
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George W. Bush, 2001, Book 2, July 1 to December 31, 2001 (2004)
The United States of America is a friend to the Afghan people, and we are...
The United States of America is an enemy of those who aid terrorists and of the barbaric criminals who profane a great religion by committing murder in its name.
Presidents' Day (2010)
by Julie Murray
The United States of America is a type of democracy. Democracy is a kind of government. The citizens of the United States vote for the president. The person who is elected is president for four years. Each president can be elected twice.
From the Earliest Records Until 2000 by Carl W. Hall
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An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States by Kim Kennedy White
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Publisher: Brown, Thomas
Location: United States
Scale: ca. 1:9,000,000
Call Number: G3700 1808 .B76x
Photo credit: Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL
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