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United can refer to:

Countries

United is used in a countries name, when any number of states or regions are combined to make a united Country. Countries with united in their name include:

Communities

Travel

  • United (Bus), a Bus and coach service that operated in the UK, until the 1990s when they merged with the Arriva Group.

Sports

"United" forms part of many association football teams names, usually, and originally in England, when two or more clubs merged and became united. The first club to use the term is believed to be Hanover United, formed in 1873[1]. Below is a list of professional clubs in order of when the name was first used, with the year it first came into use next to it;

Outside of English football, some other professional clubs in countries around the world have used United in their name while playing the same sport, this includes;

The term has also been used by rugby union clubs:

Television

  • United!, a show that aired on BBC1 (none of the episodes survive)
  • "United", a fourth season episode of Star Trek: Enterprise

Politics

Music

Other

References

  1. ^ Collett, Mike (2003). The Complete Record of the FA Cup. p. 325. ISBN 1899807-19-5.  

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also united

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English

Most common English words: become « became « second « #350: United » free » return » call

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /juːnaɪtɪd/, SAMPA: /ju:naItId/

Proper noun

United

  1. (chiefly British) any of many football teams formed by the amalgamation of smaller ones
    Note: Often used locally without the first part of the name e.g. for Manchester United

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