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Brother Jonathan

noun, British Archaic.
a male native or resident of the United States. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Brother Jonathan
sobriquet for "United States," 1816, often connected with Jonathan Trumbull (1740-1809) of Connecticut, called Brother Jonathan by George Washington, who often sought his advice, somehow in ref. to 2 Sam i.26.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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