Central American

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Central America

A region of southern North America extending from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia. It separates the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean and is linked to South America by the Isthmus of Panama.

Central American adj. & n.
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Central American

(Placename) of or relating to Central America or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Central America
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Central American - a native or inhabitant of Central America
Central America - the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
Costa Rican - a native or inhabitant of Costa Rica
Guatemalan - a native or inhabitant of Guatemala
Honduran - a native or inhabitant of Honduras
Mexican - a native or inhabitant of Mexico
Nicaraguan - a native or inhabitant of Nicaragua
North American - a native or inhabitant of North America
Panamanian - a native or inhabitant of Panama
Adj.1.Central American - of or relating to or characteristic of Central America or its people or languages
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Central American

A. Ncentroamericano/a m/f
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If they were not absorbed in state politics or municipal reform, the chances were that they were going in for Central American archaeology, for architecture or landscape-engineering; taking a keen and learned interest in the prerevolutionary buildings of their own country, studying and adapting Georgian types, and protesting at the meaningless use of the word "Colonial." Nobody nowadays had "Colonial" houses except the millionaire grocers of the suburbs.
Sir Jervis expects me to look for reports of Central American Explorations, through the newspapers of the last forty years; and I have taken the liberty of limiting the heavy task imposed on me.
A wave of Central American migrants has arrived in Mexico in recent months after the government of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office on December 1, declared that he would have a more flexible immigration policy.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Mexico's top immigration official said on Monday the country will not order the militarization of the border with Guatemala as caravans of residents from Central American countries make their way North.
This includes a new system to allow Central American minors to apply for asylum in their home countries, and reform to promote family reunification for unaccompanied children, thousands of whom wind up on our border doorstep."
| A Salvadoran migrant shaves at the Benito Juarez Sports Center serving as a temporary shelter for Central American migrants in Tijuana, Mexico,.
Leading politicians in El Salvador have lambasted the government's decision to switch diplomatic recognition to China as Taiwan severed ties with the Central American country on August 21, describing the move as 'betrayal.'
Central American asylum seekers at the border will feel the impact of the attorney general's decision immediately.
An early critic of President Pena Nieto's Southern Border Program, Lopez Obrador has (https://www.sdpnoticias.com/nacional/2016/03/28/gobierno-hace-lo-mismo-con-migrantes-que-trump-amlo) accused  the Mexican government of committing human rights violations in its persecution and deportations of Central American migrants.
South Korea and five Central American nations signed a trade deal to lower tariffs and other barriers on a wide range of areas to expand business ties, Seoul's trade ministry said Wednesday.
Before founding Mama Lycha in 1993, Luis and Maria Alicia imported Central American products for their Salvadorean restaurants and the Mexican style supermarkets they owned.

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