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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    Synonym(s): United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   We \We\ (w[emac]), pron.; pl. of I. [Poss. {Our} (our) or {Ours}
      (ourz); obj. {Us} ([ucr]s). See {I}.] [As. w[emac]; akin to
      OS. w[c6], OFries. & LG. wi, D. wij, G. wir, Icel. v[emac]r,
      Sw. & Dan. vi, Goth. weis, Skr. vayam. [root]190.]
      The plural nominative case of the pronoun of the first
      person; the word with which a person in speaking or writing
      denotes a number or company of which he is one, as the
      subject of an action expressed by a verb.
      Note: We is frequently used to express men in general,
               including the speaker. We is also often used by
               individuals, as authors, editors, etc., in speaking of
               themselves, in order to avoid the appearance of egotism
               in the too frequent repetition of the pronoun I. The
               plural style is also in use among kings and other
               sovereigns, and is said to have been begun by King John
               of England. Before that time, monarchs used the
               singular number in their edicts. The German and the
               French sovereigns followed the example of King John in
               a. d. 1200.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Us \Us\, pron. [OE. us, AS. [?]s; akin to OFries. & OS. [?]s, D.
      ons, G. uns, Icel. & Sw. oss, Dan. os, Goth. uns, L. nos we,
      us, Gr. [?] we, Skr. nas us. [?][?][?][?]. Cf. {Nostrum},
      The persons speaking, regarded as an object; ourselves; --
      the objective case of we. See {We}. [bd]Tell us a tale.[b8]
               Give us this day our daily bread.            --Matt. vi.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   I \I\ ([imac]), pron. [poss. {My} (m[imac]) or {Mine}
      (m[imac]n); object. {Me} (m[emac]). pl. nom. {We} (w[emac]);
      poss. {Our} (our) or {Ours} (ourz); object. {Us} ([ucr]s).]
      [OE. i, ich, ic, AS. ic; akin to OS. & D. ik, OHG. ih, G.
      ich, Icel. ek, Dan. jeg, Sw. jag, Goth. ik, OSlav. az', Russ.
      ia, W. i, L. ego, Gr. 'egw`, 'egw`n, Skr. aham. [root]179.
      Cf. {Egoism}.]
      The nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the
      word with which a speaker or writer denotes himself.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      The {country code} for the United States.
      Usually used only by schools, libraries, and some state and
      local governments.   Other US sites, and many international
      ones, use the non-national {top-level domains} .com, .edu etc.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
      {Unit Separator}
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