Definition of Organization of American States in English:

Organization of American States

Syllabification: Or·gan·i·za·tion of A·mer·i·can States
(abbreviation: OAS)
  • An association including most of the countries of North and South America, chartered in 1948 by members of the former Pan American Union. It has aimed to work for peace and prosperity in the region and to uphold the sovereignty of member nations. Its headquarters are in Washington, DC.

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