from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The government of the United States, often personified by a representation of a tall, thin man having a white beard and wearing a blue tailcoat, red-and-white-striped trousers, and a tall hat with a band of stars: "intent on giving states greater incentive to save both their dollars and Uncle Sam's” ( New York Times).
- n. The American nation or its people.
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- proper n. A personification of the United States government.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a humorous appellation given to the United States Government. See Uncle Sam, in Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a personification of the United States government
More likely AIG refused to release the names because those who pocketed the cash are already fabulously wealthy and the idea of Uncle Sam augmenting their private fortunes would rub most people the wrong way.
Meanwhile, the regent, irreverently called Uncle Sam, who rules the land while his master is away in Utopia, reads the cahiers of the nobles, laughs in his sleeve at that of the clergy, and forgets all about that of the third estate.
Many of them even help facilitate the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan through translation services, military recruitment, and other forms of quisling-type collaboration with Uncle Sam, which is a disservice to both the homeland they left behind and the society they adopted as their new home.
The only income that is really going up is the income from Uncle Sam, which is up more than 10. 0% and we have reached a point where a record of nearly one-fifth of personal income is being accounted for by paychecks out of Washington.
And they're quite happy to let Uncle Sam, eternal sucker of the global trading system, pursue that objective, because it helps them keep their currencies down.
If you want to check the official word on this, read what Uncle Sam has to say at the website of the Internal Revenue Service.
For now, Uncle Sam and his sister want you to keep an eye out.
Fortunately, Uncle Sam helps defray the costs of education by providing important tax breaks.
Baldwin owes mortgage lenders, credit card companies and Uncle Sam for back taxes.
Now, all you have to do is select your party place, decorate it to the nines, invite your favorite people, and give Uncle Sam some love.