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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
United States.
 
The thirty-six states of North America composing the Federal Republic. Each state is represented in the Federal Congress by two senators, and a number of representatives proportionate to the number of inhabitants. The nickname of a United States man is “a Brother Jonathan,” and of the people in the aggregate “Brother Jonathan” (q.v.). Declared their independence July 4th, 1776.   1
 


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