Hello English
Hello English

we say the United States. why not we say the India?

January 20, 2019
#$%@4-
4
because the United states of America refers to a group of states,not the country's name
4 Upvotes 0 Downvotes January 20, 2019
0
Bcz, English is an international language.
4 Upvotes 0 Downvotes January 20, 2019
2
Well.... Because United States present a collation of many states, you can say, 'a group' that's why we use 'The' before it to make it specific.
3 Upvotes 0 Downvotes January 20, 2019
0
It's an exception of grammatical rule.
0 Upvotes 0 Downvotes January 21, 2019
0
we say the United States. why not we say the India?
because the United states of America refers to a group of states,not the country's name

Check out these dictionary words