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“Uncle Sam” in British English

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Uncle Samnoun [ S not after the ]

uk /ˌʌŋ.kəl ˈsæm/ us /ˌʌŋ.kəl ˈsæm/ informal

the US, or its government, sometimes represented by an image of a tall, thin man with a white beard and a tall hat

(Definition of “Uncle Sam” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Uncle Sam” in American English

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Uncle Samnoun [ U ]

us /ˈʌŋ·kəl ˈsæm/

the US, or a symbol for the US or its government that is pictured as a tall, thin man with a white beard (= hair on the face) and a tall hat wearing clothes colored like the American flag

(Definition of “Uncle Sam” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)