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United States of America.
United States Army.
Trademark. USA Network: a cable television channel.

Definition for usa (2 of 3)

U.S.A.


a trilogy of novels (1939) by John Dos Passos, consisting of The 42nd Parallel, 1919, and The Big Money.

Definition for usa (3 of 3)

U.S.A.


Union of South Africa.
United States of America.
United States Army.
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British Dictionary definitions for usa (1 of 2)

USA


abbreviation for

United States Army
United States of America (international car registration)

British Dictionary definitions for usa (2 of 2)

U.S.A.

USA


abbreviation for

United States of America
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Word Origin and History for usa

USA


also U.S.A., abbreviation of United States of America, in use by 1814 in addresses, etc.; not common otherwise before c.1920. Before then it often also meant United States Army.

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