- where mentioned above.
Origin of u.s.1
From the Latin word ubi suprā
- as above: a formula in judicial acts, directing that what precedes be reviewed.
Origin of u.s.2
From the Latin word ut suprā
- Uncle Sam.
- United Service.
- United States.
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- ubi supra
- ut supra
Word Origin and History for u.s.
abbreviation for United States, attested from 1834.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper