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usually refers to either:
- The Americas
The Americas, or America , are lands in the Western hemisphere, also known as the New World. In English, the plural form the Americas is often used to refer to the landmasses of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions, while the singular form America is primarily...
, a landmass comprising North America and South America
- The United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...
, a country in North America
may also refer to:
- América, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
- America, Netherlands
America is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Horst aan de Maas, and lies about 16 km northwest of Venlo....
- América, Tamaulipas
América is a community located in the Nuevo Laredo Municipality in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. According to the INEGI Census of 2010, América has a population of 255 inhabitants. Its elevation is 140 meters above sea level.- References :...
- America, Illinois
America is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Illinois, United States. America is northeast of Mound City....
- America, Oklahoma
America is a ghost town in southeastern McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States. It was located 7 miles southeast of Haworth. The town was named after America Stewart, wife of Tom Stewart, a local resident.-History:...
- Amerrique Mountains
The Amerrique Mountains are a small mountain range in the central spine of Nicaragua, the Cordillera Chontaleña, separating Lake Nicaragua from the Mosquito Coast...
Film and television
- America (1924 film), a film by D. W. Griffith
- America (2009 film)
America is a 2009 Lifetime Television film starring Rosie O’Donnell, Ruby Dee and Philip Johnson. It was directed by Yves Simoneau and written by Joyce Eliason. The film is based on the young adult novel America by E.R...
, an American made-for-television film
- America (2011 film)
America is a 2011 Puerto Rican drama film directed by Sonia Fritz. The film was selected as the Puerto Rican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, but was disqualified.-Cast:* Lymari Nadal as America* Yancey Arias as Correa...
, a 2011 Puerto Rican film
- America: Freedom to Fascism, a 2006 documentary
- América (TV series)
América is a Brazilian telenovela that was originally broadcast in 2005 by Rede Globo. The telenovela focused on the life of an illegal immigrant to the United States and the lives of those she left behind in Brazil. It stars Deborah Secco and Murilo Benício...
, a Brazilian telenovela
- America (US TV series)
America was an hour-long afternoon talk show that aired in syndication from September 16, 1985 until January 3, 1986. The show's hosts were Stuart Damon, Sarah Purcell and McLean Stevenson, with Charlie O'Donnell announcing...
, a syndicated afternoon talk show
Amreeka is a 2009 American/Canadian/Kuwaiti independent film written and directed by first-time director Cherien Dabis. It stars Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Joseph Ziegler, and Miriam Smith....
, a 2009 film (Amreeka the Arabic pronunciation for America)
- America, America
America, America is a 1963 American dramatic film directed, produced and written by Elia Kazan, from his own book.-Plot:...
, an American film by Elia Kazan
- America: A Personal History of the United States, a 13-part BBC television documentary series
- America (novel)
America is a young adult novel written by E.R. Frank. It tells the story of America, a fifteen-year-old biracial boy who had gotten lost in the system.The author of the book, E.R. Frank, is herself a social worker...
, a young adult novel by E. R. Frank
- "America" (Judge Dredd story)
America was a Judge Dredd story published in the Judge Dredd Megazine in 1990. Told in flashbacks, the story concerns the character America Jara, her friend Bennett Beeny and their tragic encounters with the Justice Department. As Bennett Beeny grows up to reap the benefits of Mega City One,...
, a story by John Wagner
- "America" (poem)
"America" is a poem by Allen Ginsberg, written in 1956. It appears in his collection Howl and Other Poems.The poem is in the first person and reads much like a monologue...
, a poem by Allen Ginsberg
- America (The Book)
America : A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction is a 2004 non-fiction book written by Jon Stewart and other writers of The Daily Show that parodies and satirizes American politics and worldview...
, a book written by the staff of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
- "America" (short story)
"America" is a short story by Orson Scott Card. It appears in his short story collection The Folk of the Fringe. Card originally published this story in the January 1987 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine.-Plot summary:...
, by Orson Scott Card
- America, a Jake Grafton novel by Stephen Coonts
- "America", a poem by Walt Whitman from Leaves of Grass
Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman . Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent his entire life writing Leaves of Grass, revising it in several editions until his death...
- America (band)
America is an English-American folk rock band that originally included members Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek. The three members were barely out of their teens when they became a musical sensation during 1972, scoring #1 hits and winning a Grammy for best new musical artist...
, an English-American rock band
- America Records, a French jazz record label
- America (America album)
- America (Havalina album)
America by Havalina was released in 1999 on Wignalls' own label, Jackson Rubio. It is a musical tour of America by region and draws on many regional musical influences.-Track listing:# "Bovine Stomp" – 0:53# "American Skies" – 3:35...
- America (John Fahey album)
America is an album by American folk musician John Fahey, released in 1971. Originally intended to be a double album, it was released as a single LP. The unreleased material was subsequently restored in a 1998 CD reissue...
- America (Kurtis Blow album)
America was the fifth album by rapper Kurtis Blow, released in 1985 . The album includes the song "If I Ruled the World" from the movie Krush Groove, Blow's only hit since "The Breaks" and the last of his musical career...
- America (Modern Talking album)
- America – The EP, an EP by Rebecca St. James
- America, an album by George Adams
George Rufus Adams was an American jazz musician who played tenor saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He is best known for his work with Charles Mingus, Gil Evans, Roy Haynes and in the quartet he co-led with pianist Don Pullen, featuring bassist Cameron Brown and drummer Dannie Richmond...
- America: An Album for All Ages, an album by Bobby Susser
Bobby Susser , and also known as Bob Susser, is a multi-award winning, American songwriter, record producer, and performer, best known for his young children's music...
- América & En Vivo
América & En Vivo is an EP album by Mexican superstar Luis Miguel released in 1992. The only new track was the single "America, America", which spent 4 weeks at #1 in Mexico and peaked at #20 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks Chart...
, an EP by Luis Miguel
- "America" (Bree Sharp song)
- "America" (Killing Joke song)
"America" is Killing JokeKilling Joke's first single off their seventh studio album, Outside the Gate. It was released on April 4, 1988, under E'G Records....
- "America" (Neil Diamond song)
"America" is the name of a patriotic song written and originally recorded by Neil Diamond, released in 1980 as part of The Jazz Singer soundtrack album...
- "America" (Prince song)
"America" is a song by Prince and The Revolution. It was the final U.S. single from the group's 1985 album, Around the World in a Day and is a sardonic attack on the mid-1980s United States, referencing Communism, and worrying about nuclear war, a common theme in Prince's lyrics in the 1980s.The...
- "America" (Razorlight song)
America is a song by English indie rock band Razorlight, and is the fourth track to their self-titled second album, Razorlight. It was written by the band's drummer Andy Burrows and was also released as the second single from that album in October 2006. It became the band's first #1 single in the...
- "America" (Simon & Garfunkel song)
- "America" (West Side Story song)
"America" is a well-known song from the musical West Side Story. Leonard Bernstein composed the music; Stephen Sondheim wrote the song's lyrics...
- "America, Fuck Yeah", the satirical theme song of the 2004 film Team America: World Police
- "America", a song by Tracy Chapman from Where You Live
Where You Live is Tracy Chapman's seventh studio album and was released September 13, 2005. The album was co-produced by Tchad Blake.-Track listing:All songs written by Tracy Chapman.#"Change" – 5:06#"Talk to You" – 4:27#"3,000 Miles" – 5:58...
- "America", a song by Waylon Jennings from Turn the Page
Turn the Page is an album by Waylon Jennings, released on RCA Records in 1985. Jennings recorded the album at a time when he was completely drug-free; this had not occurred in his career for around twenty years...
- "America", a song by Nas from "Untitled
The untitled ninth studio album by American rapper Nas was released by Def Jam Recordings and Columbia Records on July 15, 2008 in the United States, with earlier dates in some other countries. Its original title—Nigger—was changed due to controversy surrounding the racial epithet...
- "America", a song by Santana featuring P.O.D. from Shaman
Shaman is the sixteenth studio album by Santana. Shaman was released on October 22, 2002 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 298,973. It was certified Double Platinum by the RIAA and Gold in Greece....
- "América", a song by José Luis Perales
José Luis Perales is a Spanish singer-songwriter and composer who is very popular in Spain and Latin America. He has performed some of his extensive work at Carnegie Hall, New York.-Biography:...
- "America", a song by Bobby Susser
Bobby Susser , and also known as Bob Susser, is a multi-award winning, American songwriter, record producer, and performer, best known for his young children's music...
from America: An Album for All Ages
- "My Country, 'Tis of Thee
"My Country, 'Tis of Thee", also known as "America", is an American patriotic song, whose lyrics were written by Samuel Francis Smith. The melody derived from Muzio Clementi's Symphony No. 3, and is shared with "God Save the Queen," used by many members of the Commonwealth of Nations...
" or "America", a patriotic song of the United States
- America (magazine)
America is a national weekly magazine published by the American Jesuits that contains news and opinion about Catholicism and how it relates to American politics and cultural life....
, a weekly Roman Catholic magazine
- America (XM)
America was a channel on the XM Satellite Radio network that specialized in playing classic country music. It was available on channel 10 on XM and channel 808 on DirecTV...
, an XM satellite radio channel
- América 2, an Argentine television station
- America One
America One is an over-the-air television network in the United States. The network serves over 170 LPTV, Class A, Full Power, Cable and Satellite affiliate stations...
, an American over-the-air television network
- América Televisión
America Television , better known as America TV, is a Peruvian television network affiliated with Televisa of Mexico. It was founded on December 15, 1958 by Antonio Umbert F., Nicanor Gonzalez V., and Avelino Aramburu. The network belongs to the Plural TV group formed by the daily newspapers El...
, a Peruvian television network
- America Ferrera
America Georgina Ferrera is an American actress, best known for playing the lead role in the television comedy series Ugly Betty...
, American actress
- America Hoffman, son of activist Abbie Hoffman
Abbot Howard "Abbie" Hoffman was a political and social activist who co-founded the Youth International Party ....
- America Olivo
America Olivo is an actress and singer most notable for her membership in the Spanish- & English-language band Soluna. Born in Los Angeles, she has multiple citizenships: US, Canadian, and Italian. Born to father Nello Olivo and mother Danica d'Hondt...
, American actress
- Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer. The Americas are generally believed to have derived their name from the feminized Latin version of his first name.-Expeditions:...
, for whom the Americas were named
- América Football Club (disambiguation)
América Football Club may refer to:In Brazil:* América Foot-Ball Club , Curitiba* América Football Club , Fortaleza* America Football Club , Rio de Janeiro* América Futebol Clube , Rio Branco...
- América de Cali
Corporación Deportiva América, commonly known as América de Cali or simply América is a Colombian football club based in Cali. They currently play in the Categoría Primera A, the top-flight professional league in the country....
, a football club from Cali, Colombia
- América Managua
América Managua is a Nicaraguan football team playing at the top level. It is based in Managua, and has been for long time the most successful team of the capital city and the one with the most fanatics in the area, it was for a long time relegated to the second division and almost disappeared for...
, a football club from Managua, Nicaragua
- Club América
Club América is a Mexican Professional football club based in Mexico City. It competes in the Primera División, the top professional league in the country. The team's nickname is Las Águilas ....
, a football club from Mexico City
- Copa América
The Copa América —previously known as South American Championship—is an international football competition contested between the men's national teams of CONMEBOL, the sport's continental governing body...
(Spanish and Portuguese for "America Cup") football competition in South America
- America (aircraft)
The America was a trimotor Fokker C-2 monoplane that was flown in 1927 by Richard E. Byrd, Bernt Balchen, George Otto Noville, and Bert Acosta on their transatlantic flight. For eight years after the first non-stop heavier than air Atlantic crossing by a British Vickers Vimy in 1919, there were no...
, a multi-engine airplane used by Richard E. Byrd and his crew on a 1927 transatlantic flight
- America (airship)
The America was a non-rigid airship built by Mutin Godard in France in 1906 for Walter Wellman's attempt to reach the North Pole by air. Wellman had been inspired to fly to the pole during a failed overland attempt in 1893. When he saw a French dirigible at the Portsmouth Peace Conference in 1905,...
, an airship flown in 1907 and 1909 attempts to reach the North Pole, and a 1910 attempt to cross the Atlantic
- America (Spanish automobile), an automobile produced in Barcelona, Spain
- America (American automobile)
- America, the callsign of the Apollo 17
Apollo 17 was the eleventh and final manned mission in the American Apollo space program. Launched at 12:33 a.m. EST on December 7, 1972, with a three-member crew consisting of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald Evans, and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 remains the...
- America (yacht)
The America was a 19th century racing yacht that was the first to win the eponymous international sailing trophy now known as the America's Cup; in 1851 the trophy was known as the Royal Yacht Squadron's "One Hundred Guinea Cup", but was later renamed after the original winning yacht...
, a racing yacht that won the America's Cup in 1851
- French ship America (1788)
America was a Téméraire-class 74-gun ship of the line of the French Navy. The Royal Navy captured her in 1794 at the Battle of the Glorious First of June. She then served with the British under the name HMS Impetueux until she was broken up in 1813...
, a Téméraire-class ship of the French Navy
- America class ship of the line
The America-class ships of the line were a class of two 74-gun third rates. They were built for the Royal Navy to the lines of the Téméraire-class French ship America, which had been captured in 1794 and renamed HMS Impetueux.-Ships:...
, derived from the French ship America
- SS America
SS America may refer to:, a passenger steamer for North German Lloyd, 1863–1894, a passenger steamer for Pacific Mail Steamship Company, a passenger and package steamer serving Duluth, Minnesota, Thunder Bay, Ontario, and Isle Royale., originally the Hamburg America Line liner Amerika seized by the...
, several ships of the name
- HMS America
Six ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS America: was an armed merchantman in service between 1650 and 1654. was a 44-gun fifth rate launched in 1749. She was renamed HMS Boston in 1756 and was sold in 1757. was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line launched in 1757, and broken up in...
, several ships of the Royal Navy
- USS America
USS America may refer to:, a 74-gun ship of the line, laid down in 1777, but not launched until 1782.* America pressed into United States naval service as a picket boat during the Civil War., was part of the Civil War “Stone Fleet” deliberately sunk to block the harbor in Charleston, S.C...
, several ships of the United States Navy
The America class was the replacement for the Britannia class, the Cunard Line's initial fleet of wooden paddle steamers. Entering service starting in 1848, these six vessels permitted Cunard to double its schedule to weekly departures from Liverpool, with alternating sailings to New York. The...
Cunard sidewheel transatlantic steamships
- RMS America, first of the America-class
- America class amphibious assault ship
- America (video game)
America is a Wild West-themed real-time strategy. It is set during the era after the American civil war. The player can choose to play Native Americans , Mexicans, Outlaws or Settlers. The objective is to settle the western frontier...
, a 2001 Wild West-themed real-time strategy game
- Air America (disambiguation)
- American (disambiguation)
- Americana (disambiguation)
Americana refers to artifacts of the culture of the United States.Americana may refer also to:-Music:* Americana , a loose subset of American folk music* Americana , 1998* Americana , 1998...
- Americas (terminology)
The Americas, also known as America, are the lands of the western hemisphere, composed of numerous entities and regions variably defined by geography, politics, and culture....
- Amerika (disambiguation)