America usually refers to either:
- The Americas, a landmass comprising North and South America
- The United States of America, a country in North America
America may also refer to:
Other articles related to "america":
... He was also reputed to have encountered the Jersey Devil while hunting there ... Reputedly some Mexican revolutionaries offered to crown him Emperor of Mexico in 1820 but he refused. ...
... In April 2007, Volkswagen America vice president Adrian Hallmark claimed that Volkswagen preferred not to bring the Scirocco to North America since it could ... be made in 2008 by Martin Winterkorn (Volkswagen's CEO), not Volkswagen of America ...
... They are best known as the founding political entities of the United States of America ... In 1776 they declared their independence and formed a new nation, the United States of America ... part of a larger set of colonies in British America ...
... Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, as well as Shriners North America, changed its name to Shriners International, now covering nearly 200 temples (chapters) across North America, South ...
... Natives of arctic North America (i.e ... In North America, cairns are often petroforms in the shapes of turtles or other animals ... Cairns have been used since pre-Columbian times throughout Latin America to mark trails ...
Famous quotes containing the word america:
“Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chainat least in a poor country like Russiaand his vanity begins to swell out like his tyres. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.”
—Leon Trotsky (18791940)
“Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the samehardihood. Give them raw truth.”
—John Jay Chapman (18621933)
“The multiplication of individual sects should not fool us: the important point is that the whole of America is preoccupied with the sect as a moral institution, with its immediate demand for beatification, its material efficacity, its compulsion for justification, and doubtless also with its madness and frenzy.”
—Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)