Meaning of AMERICA in English

AMERICA

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈmer-ə-kə, -ˈme-rə- ]

geographical name

1. either continent (North America or South America) of the western hemisphere

2. or the Amer·i·cas -kəz the lands of the western hemisphere including North, Central, & South America & the West Indies

3. : United States of America

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.