Indeed, U.S.A. is not America!

America is the name of a whole continent. United States of America means that the United States belongs to America and NOT that America belongs to the United States. So, next time you want to refer to The United States of America, you can do it as U.S. or the States or whatever you want but not as only America. Gotcha?

How should I use the term America then?

Here we will show you some wrong and correct uses of the term America:

  • This is how we do it in America.
  • This is how we do it in the States.
  • America is my country and I love it.
  • The United States is my country and I love it.
  • America lost the Vietnam war.
  • U.S.A. lost the Vietnam war.
  • Here in America we love Mc Donald's.
  • Here in the U.S. we love Mc Donald's.

Please, note that this page in not about demonyms (gentilics) but about the way to call a country.


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23rd Nov, 7:25 PM
north A ME RI CA. south A ME RI CA. central A ME RI CA. Get it ? A ME RI CA A ME RI CA A ME RI CA. One more time A ME RI CA. LOL America/American since 1507

23rd Nov, 7:21 PM
List of continents as per the Olympics: Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and America. The five rings.

23rd Nov, 7:17 PM
List of continents as per the United Nations : Europe (Primer continente), Africa, Asia, Australia, and America. The U.N. does not list antartica because there are no countries there.

23rd Nov, 7:13 PM
23rd Nov, 3:03 PM “Except the one with America in its name. Did you forget about that one? The United States isn't a noun but America is, so yeah. There is nothing you can do to change the english language. By the laws of the english language the country is America. “ The Unite States is very much a noun. And so is the United Kingdom. And America is the name of the continent. As is Britain the name of an Island. America was coined for the New World, name derived not from the English language, but from the Latin (Amerigo) in 1507.

23rd Nov, 7:10 PM
The explanation that U.S. adapted the name America because the Brittish called them Americans, is lame.

23rd Nov, 7:08 PM
23rd Nov, 6:17 PM “If cartography is the same in every language explain why the six continent eurasia model is taught in Russia and Japan? “ Eurasia is a modern conception of a super continent made up of Europe, and Asia. And north and south America are subcontinental regions of the Continent of America. The conception of America as NOT a continent is political, and derived from the desire of your nation to appropriate the name of the continent of America. Again, as if by claiming the subdivisions of the continent of America are continents unto themselves, and prefixing the parts with north and South, and suffixing the whole with S for plurarity, you could exclude our land/people of being America/American.

23rd Nov, 7:08 PM
23rd Nov, 3:11 PM “And half your text is you insulting me. I believe during debates a certain level of respect should be shown to your opposite. Were you never taught manners? “ We've began by being polite to you. But I'll say it again, as many times as your poor arguments have been debunked. All arguments based not on facts, but on spin, to argue your way into trying to justify your national desire in trying to appropriate the name of the continent of America/American exclusively for your self. Because face it, that's your goal. No one here is ignorant of this fact. And we have made you aware that are on to you already. In as many times as I've had to respond to your rediculous arguments, repeatly, i've lost my patience. You are either extremely stubborn, and/or mentally retarded, either of which would result in you being unintelligent.

23rd Nov, 7:07 PM
23rd Nov, 3:09 PM “And is it not Pseudo-historic to claim the vikings never set foot on the continent(s) of america? Because there is zero evidence that say they didn't. And as I said before Martin Waldseemuller wasn't naming the full of the continent(s). So the southern part can be America and the northern part vinland.” Martin Waldseemuller was naming the New World, and everything it. And if you bother to look at the 1507 map you'd see the south east of what is now the territory of the United States. The entire continent is part of the discovery of Cristobal Colon, christened America in 1507. but i've already made this point to you before. But here I am again repeating my self.

23rd Nov, 7:06 PM
23rd Nov, 3:02 PM “Look around you. In modern times people in Anglo countries still refer to the country as America as they did before ww2 when you claimed thats when the american nationalism risen. “ America is not the name the country, it's the name of the continent. The name your country is and I repeat my self don't I? The name your country is the UNITED STATES OF America. In the same way as the UNITED KINGDOM OF Britain.

23rd Nov, 7:05 PM
23rd Nov, 2:57 PM “You aren't listening to me. You are just saying whatever I say is false without even thinking about it. Cartography isn't everything. “ Oh I'm listening, you are all over the place, and make no sense. Like your now claim that term America translates to United States in English Language.

23rd Nov, 7:01 PM
23rd Nov, 2:57 PM Again, I won't call you how I should, beacuse you don't deserve even that. Cartography is isn't everything, it is a matter of History also. You don't need any more to realize about what is correct. Everything else is just a matter of propaganda and dissemination of a fake through cultural influence to distort what is true. Modern times"? . What an ignorance!!! History is not a matter of fashion!!! Anglo Countries?. Yes, That's just an informal idiomatic expression. Like it or not That's all. You can keep looking for ridiculous and pathetic resources, what nothing change what is written by History, and documented by cartography. Deal with it. AMERICA is by origin the name given for the new world as a new continent, what you or your anglo countries says is irrelevant facing what time line of History proves.

23rd Nov, 6:17 PM
If cartography is the same in every language explain why the six continent eurasia model is taught in Russia and Japan?

23rd Nov, 3:11 PM
And half your text is you insulting me. I believe during debates a certain level of respect should be shown to your opposite. Were you never taught manners?

23rd Nov, 3:09 PM
And is it not Pseudo-historic to claim the vikings never set foot on the continent(s) of america? Because there is zero evidence that say they didn't. And as I said before Martin Waldseemuller wasn't naming the full of the continent(s). So the southern part can be America and the northern part vinland.

23rd Nov, 3:03 PM
Except the one with America in its name. Did you forget about that one? The United States isn't a noun but America is, so yeah. There is nothing you can do to change the english language. By the laws of the english language the country is America.

23rd Nov, 3:02 PM
Look around you. In modern times people in Anglo countries still refer to the country as America as they did before ww2 when you claimed thats when the american nationalism risen.

23rd Nov, 2:57 PM
You aren't listening to me. You are just saying whatever I say is false without even thinking about it. Cartography isn't everything.

23rd Nov, 11:50 AM
23rd Nov, 7:52 AM Hey IDIOT, again. This is not a matter of what language you speak, or what culture you have. This is a matter of what is true and correct!!. What History demonstrate, and Cartography proves as a true and correct in the time line of History and events. History is History, and what is written by History nobody has the right to change it or distort it just because of a convenience or an excuse of adaptation or misuse. You are absolutely stupid and not able to face what is founded with evidences formally sustained. That's is the reason why you just say childish arguments and try to look for explantions where you don't have nothing to sustain what you vernacular misconception about what America really means. History is not a matter of fashion ignorant!!!. While there is not any other factual evidence in the time line of History giving hierarchy to what is currently valid, it means that AMERICA IS NOT THE NAME OF A COUNTRY, and by origin, History and cartography it is the name giving for a continent, just Watch, learn, and shut up!!! [www.youtube.com/watch?v=3maelyKRvu4]

23rd Nov, 8:57 AM
23rd Nov, 7:53 AM Please answer. Are you mildly retarded?

23rd Nov, 8:47 AM
America/American since 1507

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