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Noun

the United States

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Shortened form of the United States of America.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The collection of individual states of the United States of America.
  3. (military) Includes the land area, internal waters, territorial sea, and airspace of the United States, including the following:
    • US territories, possessions, and commonwealths; and
    • Other areas over which the US Government has complete jurisdiction and control or has exclusive authority or defense responsibility

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  • Joint Publication 1-02 U.S. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms; 12 April 2001 (As Amended Through 14 April 2006)

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