america the continent was named after amerigo vespucci. the name was given by valdseemuller. continents are a convention,not a reality. when people call themselves american,i don’t assume what country they’re from. hondurans are as american as people from the US are. the USA needs a better name. one canadian named john is not offended to be called american. let’s have a contest to see who can come up with the best new name for what is currently the USA. So far,there’s Usonia,Unisia,and the latin one,terra diverse. i believe there are five continents:asia,america,africa,europe,and oceania. Felipe Contreras believes something similar,but uses australia,not oceania. continents are a convention,not a reality. i believe australia is nothing more than a country,and the largest country in oceania,and the largest island country,and largest island. I believe antarctica is not a continent,due to being uninhabited. it is not an island either. it is an archipelago. There is no official definition of country. Tell Alfred F. Jones (hetalia) to stop calling himself america and to call himself beikoku,a term used in japan to refer specifically to the country between canada and mexico.
well,america does not mean “a country in north america that is named for amerigo vespucci” united states of america was indirectly named after amerigo vespucci. thirteen states united in the new world. the common name for the new world at the time was america (the new world was named after amerigo vespucci),thus thirteen united states of america. the word thirteen was removed from the full name. in addition,america is not the short-form name of united states of america. that would be united states. united states is the presidential seal and UN name seat. United states is also how yakko and lisa (animaniacs and electric company,respectively) both refer to our county. and no one says “The continents of the world consist of Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Antartica and America. ” while there are people who say there are 6 continents. when america is considered 1 continent,oceania is generally considered a continent,not australia. in most language versions of wikipedia (except english),oceania (or that language’s cognate of the name) is considered a continent,not australia. i firmly believe there are 5 continents
asia (area:44,579,000 km2 )
america (area:42,549,000 km2)
africa (area:30,370,000 km2 )
europe: (area:10,180,000 km2 )
oceania: (area:8,525,989 km2 )
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