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Is an acceptable common practice. It hasn't been done for brevity in the headline. Some names of countries must have the article (eg. El Salvador), while others can have it or not (El) Afganistán; (La) Argentina; (Las) Bahamas; (La) India. I think "Estados Unidos" only needs to have the "los" when we refer to the country as "Los Estados Unidos de ...


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My answer is only based on my experience as a user language Spanish of Chile, I don't know if there rules on the matter. For us the name of the country is Estados Unidos. Users don't have awareness that we are talking about "a group of states that are united", in which case would feel the need of an article. A map translated into Spanish label the country ...


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Depends a lot in the country you're writting. South American countries tend to have an article in the front of the name: El Perú La Argentina El Ecuador El Brasil And some asian countries have an article as well: La China El Japón La India It's opcional in all cases but it's very common to hear them with the article ...


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The reason is that the names of some countries have the article included in Spanish. India is one of them. Some of these countries could optionally have the article in front of the name, such as (El) Afganistán (La) Argentina (Las) Bahamas So, in Voy de viaje a (la) India The article "la" could be optional. It wouldn't be the case ...



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