合衆国

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

From 合衆 (assembly of people) and (nation), originally meaning republic. Because of association with the United States of America, this word now means United States.

Proper noun[edit]

合衆国 (hiragana がっしゅうこく, romaji gasshūkoku)

  1. United States
  2. (country) United States of America

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