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Noun: USA  'yoo,es,ey
  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
    - United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., U.S.A.
     
  2. (military) the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
    - United States Army, US Army, U. S. Army, Army

Type of: agency, authority, bureau, federal agency, government agency, North American country, North American nation, office

Part of: Defense [US], Defense Department [US], Department of Defense, DoD, NATO, North America, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation [Brit], North Atlantic Treaty Organization, OAS, Organization of American States, United States Department of Defense

Encyclopedia: USA