Latin America


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Latin America

The countries of the Western Hemisphere south of the United States, especially those speaking Spanish, Portuguese, or French.

Latin America

n
(Placename) those areas of America whose official languages are Spanish and Portuguese, derived from Latin: South America, Central America, Mexico, and certain islands in the Caribbean

Lat′in Amer′ica


n.
the part of the American continents south of the United States in which Spanish, Portuguese, or French is officially spoken.
Lat′in-Amer′ican, adj.
Lat′in A•mer′i•can, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Latin America - the parts of North America and South America to the south of the United States where Romance languages are spokenLatin America - the parts of North America and South America to the south of the United States where Romance languages are spoken
Central America - the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
llano - an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Latin American, Latino - a native of Latin America
Translations
Latinská Amerika
LatinamerikaLatin-Amerika
Latinalainen Amerikka
Latinska Amerika
Latin-Amerika
Rómanska Ameríka
ラテンアメリカ
라틴 아메리카
Latinská Amerika
Latinamerika
ละตินอเมริกา
Latin AmerikaLâtin Amerika
Châu Mỹ Latin

Latin America

[ˈlætɪnəˈmerɪkə] NAmérica f Latina, Latinoamérica f, Hispanoamérica f

Latin America

nLateinamerika nt

Latin America

[ˈlætɪnəˈmɛrɪkə] nAmerica Latina

Latin

(ˈlӕtin) noun, adjective
1. (of) the language spoken in ancient Rome. We studied Latin at school; a Latin lesson.
2. (a person) who speaks a language derived from Latin.
Latin America
the countries of Central and South America, where the official language is usually a form of either Spanish or Portuguese.
Latin American noun, adjective

Latin America

أَمْرِيكَا اللَّاتِينِيَّةُ Latinská Amerika Latinamerika Lateinamerika Λατινική Αμερική América Latina Latinalainen Amerikka Amérique Latine Latinska Amerika America Latina ラテンアメリカ 라틴 아메리카 Latijns-Amerika Latin-Amerika Ameryka Łacińska América Latina Латинская Америка Latinamerika ละตินอเมริกา Latin Amerika Châu Mỹ Latin 拉丁美洲
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