from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Uncle Sam
- abbr. Uniform System (of lens aperture)
- abbr. United States
- abbr. United States highway
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- proper n. Variant of of US
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HARRIS: The battle of Falluja is producing a steady stream of wounded U.s. troops, and the largest U.S. military hospital overseas is taking extra steps to handle them.
Inception Passes Salt To Steal Another Dream Week At Number One In The U.s. more images more imagesLEONARDO DiCAPRIO's new movie INCEPTION is still dreaming up big numbers at the U.S. box office, keeping ANGELINA JOLIE's spy thriller SALT off the top of the film charts.
Black Eyes Peas Extend Record-breaking Number One Run In The U.s. The BLACK EYED PEAS have extended their record-breaking run at the top of the U.S. pop charts by claiming a 21st consecutive week at number one.
Sean's Down Moves Up To End The Black Eyed Peas 'U.s. Chart Domination Hip-hop star JAY SEAN has finally ended the BLACK EYED PEAS' reign at the top of the U.S. pop charts after 26 weeks.
Sean's Down Moves Up To End The Black Eyed Peas 'U.s. Chart Domination Hip-hop star JAY SEAN has finally ended the BLACK EYED PEAS' reign at the top of the U.S. pop charts after 26 weeks. more imagesMelanie Brown aka Mel Bposes for photographs outside her hotel in Mayfair.
Vampire Weekend Sink Their Teeth Into The Top Of The U.s. Album Charts Cult act VAMPIRE WEEKEND have scored their first U.S. number one album after ending seven weeks of girl power at the top of the Billboard 200.
Pearl Jam Return To The Top Of The U.s. Album Chart After 13 Years PEARL JAM have scored their first U.S. number one album in 13 years by ending JAY-Z's run at the top of the charts.
And the Berg family provided the Associated Press an e-mail from Beth Payne, a U.s. Consular officer in Iraq saying: "I have confirmed that your son, Nick, is being detained by the U.S. military in Mosul.
CNN) •U.S. is temporarily allowing orphaned Haitian children into the U.S.
"Strategic reassurance" is the term U.S. officials are now using to describe America's posture vis a vis China "as well as other emerging powers like India and Brazil, while protecting our own national interests," Steinberg said.