South American


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South America

A continent of the southern Western Hemisphere southeast of North America between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It extends from the Caribbean Sea southward to Cape Horn.

South American adj. & n.

South American

adj
(Placename) of or relating to the continent of South America or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of South America
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.South American - a native or inhabitant of South AmericaSouth American - a native or inhabitant of South America
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Argentinian - a native or inhabitant of Argentina
Bolivian - a native or inhabitant of Bolivia
Brazilian - a native or inhabitant of Brazil
Chilean - a native or inhabitant of Chile
Colombian - a native or inhabitant of Colombia
Ecuadoran, Ecuadorian - a native or inhabitant of Ecuador
Salvadoran, Salvadorean, Salvadorian - a native or inhabitant of El Salvador
Guyanese - a native or inhabitant of Guyana
Paraguayan - a native or inhabitant of Paraguay
Peruvian - a native or inhabitant of Peru
American - a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
Uruguayan - a native or inhabitant of Uruguay
Venezuelan - a native or inhabitant of Venezuela
Adj.1.South American - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the continent or countries of South America or their peoples
Translations
Jihoameričanjihoamerický
sydamerikanersydamerikansk
eteläamerikkalainen
sudaméricainsud-américain
južnoameričkiJužnoamerikanac
南アメリカの南アメリカ人
남미 사람남미의
sud-americansud-americancă
sydamerikansydamerikansk
เกี่ยวกับอเมริกาใต้ชาวอเมริกาใต้
người Nam Mỹthuộc Nam Mỹ

South American

[ˌsaʊθəˈmerɪkən]
A. ADJsudamericano
B. Nsudamericano/a m/f

South American

adj & nsudamericano/a

South American

جَنُوبُ أمْرِيكْيّ, شَخْصٌ مِنَ أَمْرِيكَا الْـجَنُوبِيَة Jihoameričan, jihoamerický sydamerikaner, sydamerikansk Südamerikaner, südamerikanisch νοτιοαμερικανικός, Νοτιοαμερικανός sudamericano eteläamerikkalainen sud-américain južnoamerički, Južnoamerikanac sudamericano 南アメリカの, 南アメリカ人 남미 사람, 남미의 Zuid-Amerikaan, Zuid-Amerikaans søramerikaner, søramerikansk mieszkaniec Ameryki Południowej, południowoamerykański sul-americano житель Южной Америки, южноамериканский sydamerikan, sydamerikansk เกี่ยวกับอเมริกาใต้, ชาวอเมริกาใต้ Güney Amerika, Güney Amerikalı người Nam Mỹ, thuộc Nam Mỹ 南美人, 南美的
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Bovadilla, Roldan, and many other Spaniards were lost in her, together with the immense wealth of which they had robbed the South American kings.
He inquired with extreme politeness what did I know of South American republics?
I believe one of our South American spider monkeys wouldn't hesitate .
He had gone the length of faking some photographs over the South American business.
He had gone through South American revolutions, been a Rough Rider in Cuba, a scout in South Africa, a war correspondent in the Russo-Japanese war.
Sometimes he wondered if the ship had crossed the broad Atlantic to deposit him upon some wild South American shore; but the presence of Numa, the lion, decided him that such could not be the case.
I am strongly inclined to believe that this view is correct, from having been independently led (as we shall hereafter see) to an analogous conclusion with regard to the South American ostrich, the females of which are parasitical, if I may so express it, on each other; each female laying several eggs in the nests of several other females, and the male ostrich undertaking all the cares of incubation, like the strange foster-parents with the cuckoo.
For when it is stated, for instance, that the German Spitz dog unites more easily than other dogs with foxes, or that certain South American indigenous domestic dogs do not readily cross with European dogs, the explanation which will occur to everyone, and probably the true one, is that these dogs have descended from several aboriginally distinct species.
One day the professor was lecturing on poisions, and he showed his students some alkaloid, as he called it, which he had extracted from some South American arrow poison, and which was so powerful that the least grain meant instant death.
There was a hole or slit in the middle of this mat, as you see the same in South American ponchos.
But such things were less prominent on the white panelling than some cases of quaint-coloured South American birds, very scientifically stuffed, fantastic shells from the Pacific, and several instruments so rude and queer in shape that savages might have used them either to kill their enemies or to cook them.
While she darted and ejaculated he gave Rachel a sketch of the history of South American art.

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