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Pronounced Pron. ə-MEHR-i-kə(English)
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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(Hungarian) Amerika(Norwegian) Ameryka(Polish) América(Portuguese) Amerika(Russian) Amerika(Serbian) América(Spanish) Amerika(Swedish) Amerika(Turkish) Ameryka(Ukrainian)
Given Name DescendantAmerica(English)
Same SpellingAmérica
User SubmissionAmèrica
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