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NOUN (1)

1. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776;
[syn: United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

I \I\ ([imac]), pron. [poss. My (m[imac]) or Mine (m[imac]n); object. Me (m[=e]). pl. nom. We (w[=e]); poss. Our (our) or Ours (ourz); object. Us ([u^]s).] [OE. i, ich, ic, AS. ic; akin to OS. & D. ik, OHG. ih, G. ich, Icel. ek, Dan. jeg, Sw. jag, Goth. ik, OSlav. az', Russ. ia, W. i, L. ego, Gr. 'egw`, 'egw`n, Skr. aham. [root]179. Cf. Egoism.] The nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a speaker or writer denotes himself. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Us \Us\, pron. [OE. us, AS. ?s; akin to OFries. & OS. ?s, D. ons, G. uns, Icel. & Sw. oss, Dan. os, Goth. uns, L. nos we, us, Gr. ? we, Skr. nas us. ????. Cf. Nostrum, Our.] The persons speaking, regarded as an object; ourselves; -- the objective case of we. See We. "Tell us a tale." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Give us this day our daily bread. --Matt. vi. 11. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

We \We\ (w[=e]), pron.; pl. of I. [Poss. Our (our) or Ours (ourz); obj. Us ([u^]s). See I.] [As. w[=e]; akin to OS. w[imac], OFries. & LG. wi, D. wij, G. wir, Icel. v[=e]r, Sw. & Dan. vi, Goth. weis, Skr. vayam. [root]190.] The plural nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a person in speaking or writing denotes a number or company of which he is one, as the subject of an action expressed by a verb. [1913 Webster] Note: We is frequently used to express men in general, including the speaker. We is also often used by individuals, as authors, editors, etc., in speaking of themselves, in order to avoid the appearance of egotism in the too frequent repetition of the pronoun I. The plural style is also in use among kings and other sovereigns, and is said to have been begun by King John of England. Before that time, monarchs used the singular number in their edicts. The German and the French sovereigns followed the example of King John in a. d. 1200. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

US n 1: North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776 [syn: United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.]
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

US Unit Separator (BTX, VPCE)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Unit Separator US (US) ASCII character 31. (1996-06-29)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

us The country code for the United States. Usually used only by schools, libraries, and some state and local governments. Other US sites, and many international ones, use the non-national top-level domains .com, .edu etc. (1999-01-27)