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PronouncedPron.ə-MER-i-kə English
a-ME-ree-ka Romanian
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Meaning & History

From the name of the explorer AMERIGO Vespucci (1451-1512). This is the name of two continents (North and South America). As well, it is commonly used to refer to the United States of America.
Other Languages & CulturesAmerika Croatian Amerika Danish Amerika Dutch Amérique French Amerika German Amerika Norwegian Ameryka Polish América Portuguese Amerika Russian Amerika Serbian América Spanish Amerika Swedish Amerika Turkish
Same SpellingAmérica
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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute