Definition of God Bless America from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

God Bless America

 
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a song praising America that was written by Irving Berlin in 1919. It became the 'unofficial national anthem' for the US during World War II, when Kate Smith regularly sang it and it was frequently sung after September 11. Some Americans still want it to replace The Star-Spangled Banner.