. . . Also called the Americas. North and , considered together. Contemporary Examples Just a week ago, Obama took center stage at the U.N. General Assembly and did nothing closely resembling “rooting” for America. Obama’s Strange Trip Nicolle Wallace September 29, 2009 An honorable Congress knows in its bones that the full faith of […]
- America’s cup
an international yachting trophy, originally offered as the Hundred Guinea Cup in 1851, but renamed for the yacht America, winner of it that year. the yacht race itself, the oldest and most prestigious event in international sailing, now restricted to 12-meter yachts. noun an international yachting trophy, first won by the schooner America in 1851 […]
- America first committee
a political pressure group that during 1940–41 urged the U.S. not to oppose fascism in Europe or enter World War II.
- America firster
a member or supporter of the America First Committee.