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... In 2010, the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, as well as Shriners North America, changed its name to Shriners International, now covering nearly 200 temples (chapters) across North America ...
... Thirteen Colonies were some of the colonies on the Atlantic coast of North America founded between 1607 (Virginia) and 1733 (Georgia) by a variety of interests ... as the founding political entities of the United States of America ... In 1776 they declared their independence and formed a new nation, the United States of America ...
... In April 2007, Volkswagen America vice president Adrian Hallmark claimed that Volkswagen preferred not to bring the Scirocco to North America since it could negatively affect GTI sales ... made in 2008 by Martin Winterkorn (Volkswagen's CEO), not Volkswagen of America ...
... He was also reputed to have encountered the Jersey Devil while hunting there ... Reputedly some Mexican revolutionaries offered to crown him Emperor of Mexico in 1820 but he refused. ...
... Natives of arctic North America (i.e ... In North America, cairns are often petroforms in the shapes of turtles or other animals ... Cairns have been used since pre-Columbian times throughout Latin America to mark trails ...
More definitions of "America":
- (noun): 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.
Synonyms: United States, United States of America, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.
Famous quotes containing the word america:
“Oh, its home again, and home again, America for me!
I want a ship thats westward bound to plow the rolling sea,
To the blessed Land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars,
Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars.”
—Henry Van Dyke (18521933)
“I thought that when they said Atlantic Charter, that meant me and everybody in Africa and Asia and everywhere. But it seems like the Atlantic is an ocean that does not touch anywhere but North America and Europe.”
—Zora Neale Hurston (18911960)
“How can I explain the difference to me between America and Russia?... the America Ive known is a place where men on horseback escort union marchers, the Russia Ive known is a place where men on horseback slaughter young Socialists and Jews.”
—Golda Meir (18981978)