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But the adjective that the Spanish speakers in the Americas use for the USA is "estadounidense," which means that the designation United States is no problem to them, so there is no reason for it to be a problem for anybody else, either.
So, the matter is closed.
This may be a wild and crazy idea, but the correct name for the "USA" or "America" should surely be "Central North America", or "Cenora" (pr. "sennra" or "sinnora") for short. This would be an accurate description of its location.

You have misunderstood. Proper names belong to people or nations in a unique way more than they "belong" to a language as a whole.
You may be right that citizens of other American countries dislike the USA's appropriation of the word America. But most of such people speak other languages than English. No English-based coinage is likely to appeal to people who think in Spanish or Portuguese.

Don Phillipson
Carlsbad Springs
(Ottawa, Canada)
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This may be a wild and crazy idea, but the correct name for the "USA" or "America" should surely be ... by definition, "united"; and America refers nominally to the entire Americas (North, South and Central), not to just one part.

Please, please, please, drop this idea.
There is a danger that some USAites will seek to correct this nominational anomaly by forceably uniting all of the countries/states/nations of the Americas.

Peter Duncanson, UK
(in alt.english.usage)
This may be a wild and crazy idea, but the correct name for the "USA" or "America" should surely be ... Ergo, "Cenora" makes more sense than "America" or the "USA". People who live there would be called Cenoras or Cenorans.

How about "Cosecinapot"
Coalition
Of
Some
Ex-British
Colonies
In
North
America
Plus
Some
Other
Territories

Peter Duncanson, UK
(in alt.english.usage)
The current name is unsatisfactory: all nations consist of provinces ... Americas (North, South and Central), not to just one part.

Please, please, please, drop this idea. There is a danger that some USAites will seek to correct this nominational anomaly by forceably uniting all of the countries/states/nations of the Americas.

It'd be tidy, though: I have the impression the OP is tidy-minded. Hawai'i would get its independence, too.

Mike.

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The current name is unsatisfactory: all nations consist of provinces or states which are, by definition, "united"..

Please, please, please, drop this idea. There is a danger that some USAites will seek to correct this nominational anomaly by forceably uniting all of the countries/states/nations of the Americas.

Even though forcible uniting seems to have been put off, the USAites have achieved linguistic annexation a long time ago by pre-empting the word America for just one country in the continent. Too late.
This may be a wild and crazy idea, but the ... People who live there would be called Cenoras or Cenorans.

How about "Cosecinapot" Coalition Of Some Ex-British Colonies In North America Plus Some Other Territories

"Cosecinapot nine days old".
Has a certain rhythm to it.
I'd go for "Vespucciland". Or maybe "Aztlán".
How about "Tafalo"?
Territory
Aquired by
Force of
Arms from
Long-time
Occupants
I lived in an "Upper Sonoran Zone" for several years, in one of the United States of America. Very nice but a little dry.

Frank ess
How about "Cosecinapot" Coalition Of Some Ex-British Colonies In North America Plus Some Other Territories

"Cosecinapot nine days old". Has a certain rhythm to it. I'd go for "Vespucciland". Or maybe "Aztlán". How about "Tafalo"? ... "Upper Sonoran Zone" for several years, in one of the United States of America. Very nice but a little dry.

"Ergo". Jaysus.
What about "El Norte", which most near neighbors call it.

One more suggestion: "E.E. U.U.", a common abbreviation, pronounced "eh eh oo oo". Now /that/ I like.

Frank ess
Ergo. /Jay/sus.
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This may be a wild and crazy idea, but the ... Americas (North, South and Central), not to just one part.

Please, please, please, drop this idea. There is a danger that some USAites will seek to correct this nominational anomaly by forceably uniting all of the countries/states/nations of the Americas.

Our danger is manifest.
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