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'Merica

or Mer·i·ca

[ mer-i-kuh ]
/ ˈmɛr ɪ kə /
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noun Informal.
contraction of America (often used humorously to suggest either a sarcastic or patriotic sentiment): Wage earners here in ’Merica are no better off.Can’t wait to get back to ’Merica!
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Also 'Mur·i·ca, Mur·i·ca [mur-i-kuh] /ˈmɜr ɪ kə/ .

Origin of 'Merica

First recorded in 1800–05 ; by loss of initial, unaccented syllable of America (in the sense “United States of America”)
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