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United States Information Agency

noun, U.S. Government
1.
an independent agency, created in 1953 and known from 1978 to 1982 as the International Communication Agency, that administers the government's overseas information and cultural programs.
Abbreviation: USIA.
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United States Information Agency (USIA)

A federal agency responsible for spreading information favorable to the United States around the world.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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