Variant of America
- North America, South America, and the West Indies, considered togetheralso the Americas
- North America
- ☆ the United States of America
Origin: Modern Latin name associated, association (1507) by Martin Waldseemüller (1470?-1522?), German cosmographer, with Americus Vespucius, Latinized form of Amerigo Vespucci, but ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Spanish Amerrique, name of a mountain range inch(es) Nicaragua, used by early explorers for the newly discovered lands ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Amerindian
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