the USAnoun [ + sing/pl verb ]uk /ˌjuː.esˈeɪ/ us /ˌjuː.esˈeɪ/
› abbreviation for the United States of America
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Examples from literature
- A small group of people traveled from England to live in what is now the USA.
- A terrible panic broke out as people tried to escape from cities across the USA.
- At that time, the average price of a new house in the USA was $150,000.
- But some studies in the USA show that people in cities live longer and healthier lives.
- In the USA, 56 percent of families owned a car as early as 1927.
- Jeopardy is a popular TV quiz show in the USA.
- Many young people in the USA wanted that kind of life.
- Most organic food in the USA actually comes from a few giant farms.
- New Orleans, a city in the USA, is a very musical place.
- The president is the leader of the USA.
- This made Cuba depend economically on the USA for its basic needs.
- When the sun comes up in Japan, it goes down in the USA.