Definitions

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  • proper n. A one-word name for the United States of America that does not have the ambiguity of "America"

Etymologies

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An acronym of the United States of North America, a 19th-century name for the United States of America

Examples

  • The moment the great hulk of the Usona in its wild flight to the sea would have hit that mine, tilting it, she would have sunk in a blast of flame.

    The Treasure-Train

  • In the towering superstructure of the building slip we at last came to the huge steel monster itself, the Usona.

    The Treasure-Train

  • As I looked down the slip where the Usona stood inclined about half an inch to the foot, I appreciated as never before what a task it was merely to get her into the water.

    The Treasure-Train

  • Marjorie Marlowe, alert, swung the bottle of champagne in its silken net on a silken cord and it crashed on the bow as she cried, gleefully, "I christen thee Usona!"

    The Treasure-Train

  • Quickly he drew a deft contrast between the infinitely large hulk of the Usona as compared to the infinitely small bacteria which he had been studying the day before.

    The Treasure-Train

  • I took my place alone on the platform that had been built for the favored few of the launching party at the bow of the huge Usona, without Craig.

    The Treasure-Train

  • It was Captain Marlowe of the American Shipping Trust, to whom Kennedy had been of great assistance at the time of the launching of his great ship, the Usona.

    The Treasure-Train

  • "I'd like to see the yards, too, and the Usona," he added.

    The Treasure-Train

  • Down the slip the men were driving home the last of the huge oak wedges which lifted the great Usona from the blocks and transferred her weight to the launching ways as a new support.

    The Treasure-Train

  • Perhaps Camille could compliment whichever seating option she chooses with her husband with these beautiful rattan core coat hangers from Usona Home Furnishings ...

    Apartment Therapy Main

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