United States. When used in a geographical sense, includes only the States, and the District of Columbia.
27 CFR § 46.72
When used in this subpart, the following terms shall have the meanings given in this section, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. Words in the plural form shall include the singular, and vice versa, and words indicating the masculine gender shall include the feminine. The terms includes and including do not exclude things not listed which are in the same general class.