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USA

1.
United States of America.
2.
United States Army.
3.
Trademark. USA Network: a cable television channel.

U.S.A.

1.
Union of South Africa.
2.
United States of America.
3.
United States Army.

U.S.A.

1.
a trilogy of novels (1939) by John Dos Passos, consisting of The 42nd Parallel, 1919, and The Big Money.
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Examples from the web for USA
  • Some examples of contrived acronyms are USA patriot, captcha, and act up.
  • In the USA, these are sometimes sold as wooden puddle jumpers.
  • Monk and the astronaut is an episode of the USA network series monk.
  • The pacific northwest region of the USA has many uses of the word.
  • The company name of sonic team USA is also changed to sega studio USA.
  • Many of these shops compete in the national tournament, skills USA.
  • In the USA, these clams are collected by digging for clams or clam digging.
  • Homeland security in the USA is one of the reasons for the fast growth.
  • However, the episcopal church USA recognizes nonepiscopal confirmations as well.
British Dictionary definitions for USA

USA

abbreviation
1.
United States Army
2.
United States of America (international car registration)

U.S.A.

abbreviation
1.
United States of America
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Word Origin and History for 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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Related Abbreviations for USA

USA

  1. United States Army
  2. United States of America
  3. United States of America (international vehicle ID)
  4. USA (cable television network)
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