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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The countries of the world that have democratic and capitalistic or moderately socialistic systems rather than communist or totalitarian systems.

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  • n. collectively, all the countries that have democratic or capitalistic governments, as opposed to dictatorships or communist states.

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  • n. anti-communist countries collectively

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  • An imaginary place.

    March 29, 2009

  • The place in which Neil Young exhorts us to continue rocking.

    September 9, 2008

  • psst... you mean something like 30% of U.S. citizens, right? I'd wink but it isn't funny.

    September 9, 2008

  • The place of which U.S. citizens alone get to choose the leader; a place that is constantly being threatened with destruction or takeover by evil geniuses; a place that always has to be saved by the likes of James Bond.

    September 9, 2008