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Pronounced Pron. ə-MEHR-i-kə(English)
a-MEH-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(Albanian) Amrika(Arabic) Amerika(Armenian) Amerika(Azerbaijani) Amerika(Bashkir) Amerika(Bulgarian) Amèrica(Catalan) Amerika(Chechen) Amerika(Croatian) Amerika(Czech) Amerika(Danish) Amerika(Dutch) Amérique(French) Amerika(Georgian) Amerika(German) Amerika(Hebrew) Amerika(Hungarian) Amerika(Indonesian) Amerika(Kazakh) Amerika(Latvian) Amerika(Lithuanian) Amerika(Luxembourgish) Amerika(Macedonian) Amerika(Malay) Amerika(Norwegian) Amrika(Persian) Ameryka(Polish) América(Portuguese) Amerika(Russian) Amerika(Serbian) Amerika(Slovak) Amerika(Slovene) América(Spanish) Amerika(Swedish) Amerika(Tatar) Amerika(Turkish) Ameryka(Ukrainian) Amerika(Uzbek)
Given Name DescendantAmerica(English)
Same SpellingAmérica, Amèrica
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