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    before countries name, article is not used but there are some countries, before them, aricle is used as U.S.A and U.K. why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mithilesh kumar View Post
    Before the name of a countrycountries name, an article is not used, but there are some countries for which we use an article before them, aricle is used such as U.S.A and U.K. Why?

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