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Uncle Sam

noun [S not after the]     /ˌʌŋ.kl̩ˈsæm/ informal
the US, or its government, sometimes represented by an image of a tall, thin man with a white beard and a tall hatUnited States politics and governmentCountry namesCountry and nationContinents and regions of the world
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