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Isn't the name "United States of America" so...presumptuous? "America" has always referred to the entire continents of North and South America (which were originally connected - e.g. see the Great American Interchange), yet the US decided that we *were* America.

The framing is so dishonest and awful, and it's why I usually try to refer to this country as US rather than USA - we're but a small *fraction* of America.

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@chiraag it is the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA not the continent of America!!

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