Definition of America the Beautiful from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


America the Beautiful

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a popular US song in praise of the country, written by Katharine Lee Bates in 1893. The first verse is:
O beautiful for spacious skies,For amber waves of grain,For purple mountain majestiesAbove the fruited plain.America! America!God shed His grace on thee,And crown thy good with brotherhoodFrom sea to shining sea.