Usonian

1. adjective /juːˈsoʊniən/
a) Of or pertaining to the United States of America.

This much was already evident in the opinions expressed by Usonian politicians and ideologues following the end of the War of 1898.

b) Of s vision for a utopian United States.

The great Usonian Life, the universal life of our own true democracy.

2. noun /juːˈsoʊniən/
a) An inhabitant or citizen of the United States of America.
b) An inhabitant of the Wrightian community of Usonia, New York.

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