part of speech: noun

definition 1: the United States.

  • America’s Statue of Liberty has welcomed millions of people here.

definition 2: (plural) the lands of North and South America, including the lands of Central America and the Caribbean islands (preceded by the).  The United States and Brazil are the largest countries in the Americas. A number of explorers from Europe voyaged to the Americas in the 1500s.

definition 3: either North America or South America.