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The meaning of the word American in the English language varies according to the historical, ..... published by the Real Academia Española, did not include the United States definition in the e...

Where did the name America come from? | Dictionary.com Blog

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Oct 13, 2013 ... The word America comes from a lesser-known navigator and explorer, Amerigo Vespucci. ...... How much did it cost to come to the new world?

The Naming of America

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AMERICA, we learn as schoolchildren, was named in honor of Amerigo Vespucci , ..... fact that place names usually originate informally in the spoken word and first ... The Indians in the Caribbean did have a word for the mainland, given in the ...

The mystery of America's origin - PravdaReport

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Feb 27, 2012 ... Where did the word "America", the name of the two continents, come from? According to the common theory, it comes from the name of ...

What does the word 'america' mean? And what is its etymology ...

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In modern English, America without a North or South qualifier refers to the United States of .... My 4.5 year old daughter and I had come for a summer play date with a group of neighborhood moms and kids. The moms were gathered together, ...

What Does 'American' Actually Mean? - The Atlantic

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Jun 19, 2013 ... A headline used the term "America" as a synonym for the United States of America. ... I did have a moment of realization in college, though, that people ..... Wartinger noticed, some also come home with fewer kidney stones.

Where 'America' really came from - The Boston Globe - Boston.com

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Jul 4, 2010 ... Each July 4, as we celebrate the origins of America, we look back ritually at ... How did a minor scholar working in the landlocked mountains of ...

The LOC.GOV Wise Guide : How Did America Get Its Name?

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America is named after Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian explorer who set forth the then revolutionary concept that the lands that Christopher Columbus sailed to in ...

"AMERICA" The Land Of Lucifer; The Real Story Behind The Name ...

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Apr 21, 2013 ... If America is not named after Vespucci, then where did the name come from? ... From the latter name comes our word America. .... model in Isis as queen of the heavens, which is where most of the bible stories originate.

meaning - What does "America" mean? - English Language ...

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Mar 6, 2014 ... I have met Canadians who object to that use of the word America in ... come from different parts of earlier land masses -- South America is more ...

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How America Got Its Name - Archiving Early America - Varsity Tutors

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How America Got Its Name: In a further twist of events, America was named after ... It is an irony of history that the name "America" did not come from Christopher Columbus. ... It marked the first time the word AMERICA appeared in print.

Why America was Named America - Today I Found Out

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Jan 31, 2012 ... As it happened, Vespucci did write about it and was the first to call this land ... Mitochondrial evidence shows that all Native Americans come from a ... after Amerigo Vespucci with the purpose of appropriating the word that is ...

Just how did America get to be named after Amerigo Vespucci, who ...

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Just how did America get to be named after Amerigo Vespucci, who was fairly obscure? ... There's probably plenty more theories to come on this one . ... which he described his voyages, and entitled Novus Mundus (thus coining the term "the  ...