from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- theAmericas See America.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. North America and South America taken together (usually the Americas).
- proper n. Plural form of America.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Slide 17: AMERICAS REVIEW What started in the U.S. more than 20 years ago as a better way of doing business - selling directly to customers with no middleman - continues to fuel Dell's success in the Americas and beyond.
PRESIDENT CLINTON'S SPECIAL ENVOY FOR THE AMERICAS TO ATTEND HISPANIC CONFERENCE IN CHICAGO President Clinton's Special Envoy for the Americas, Kenneth "Buddy"
The patron saint of Mexico and the Americas is the Virgin of Guadalupe.
By far the oldest ballgame in the Americas is the little known game of Ulama!
The earliest evidence of mask making in the Americas is a fossil vertebra of a now extinct llama that was found in Tequixquiac in Mexico.
The physical isolation of the Indians in the Americas is the primary reason for which disease caused such havoc with the Native American populations.
Perhaps one of the greatest problems to overcome in the Americas is the instability of government, whether it be democratic or disguised democratic governments under dictatorship.
Both the southern and northern continents which we call the Americas were named for Americus Vespucius rather than for Christopher Columbus.
The best (and worst thing) which could happen to the Fifth Summit of the Americas is for Barack Obama to cancel his attendance.
The much-hyped Fifth Summit of the Americas is now over, culminating with the Hemispheric leaders 'adoption of the Declaration of Commitment of Port of Spain - albeit with one signatory - the Prime Minister of host country Trinidad and Tobago, who purportedly signed on behalf of all participating leaders.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.