North American


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North America

The northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending northward from the Colombia-Panama border and including Central America, Mexico, the islands of the Caribbean Sea, the United States, Canada, and Greenland. The term often refers more narrowly to Mexico, the continental United States, and Canada.

North American adj. & n.

North American

adj
(Placename) of or relating to North America or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of North America
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.North American - a native or inhabitant of North AmericaNorth American - a native or inhabitant of North America
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
Bermudan, Bermudian - a native or inhabitant of Bermuda
Canadian - a native or inhabitant of Canada
Central American - a native or inhabitant of Central America
American - a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
Adj.1.North American - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the continent or countries of North America or their peoples
Translations
Severoameričanseveroamerický
nordamerikanernordamerikansk
pohjoisamerikkalainen
nord-américainnordaméricain
sjevernoameričkiSjevernoamerikanac
北アメリカの北アメリカ人
북미 사람북미의
nord-americannord-americancă
nordamerikannordamerikansk
เกี่ยวกับอเมริกาเหนือผู้อาศัยอยู่ในทวีปอเมริกาเหนือ
người thuộc khu vực Bắc Mỹthuộc khu vực Bắc Mỹ

North American

[ˈnɔːθəˈmerɪkən]
A. ADJnorteamericano
B. Nnorteamericano/a m/f

North American

adj & nnordamericano/a

North American

شَخْصٌ مِن أمِرِيكَا الْشِمَالِيَة, مِن أَمْرِيكَا الْشِّمَالِيَة Severoameričan, severoamerický nordamerikaner, nordamerikansk Nordamerikaner, nordamerikanisch βορειοαμερικανικός, Βορειοαμερικανός norteamericano pohjoisamerikkalainen nord-américain sjevernoamerički, Sjevernoamerikanac nordamericano 北アメリカの, 北アメリカ人 북미 사람, 북미의 Noord-Amerikaan, Noord-Amerikaans nordamerikaner, nordamerikansk mieszkaniec Ameryki Północnej, północnoamerykański norte-americano житель Северной Америки, североамериканский nordamerikan, nordamerikansk เกี่ยวกับอเมริกาเหนือ, ผู้อาศัยอยู่ในทวีปอเมริกาเหนือ Kuzey Amerika, Kuzey Amerikalı người thuộc khu vực Bắc Mỹ, thuộc khu vực Bắc Mỹ 北美洲人, 北美洲的
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In this, perhaps, he does no more than any other energetic and imaginative race would do, being compelled to set bounds to fancy by experience; but the North American Indian clothes his ideas in a dress which is different from that of the African, and is oriental in itself.
The North American Review could not, without some displeasure, contemplate so much glory monopolized by England.
Yes, gentlemen, on that shield the Constitution of the United States was sculptured (by forms unseen, and in characters then invisible to mortal eye), the predestined and prophetic history of the one confederated people of the North American Union.
Kwaque possessed overwhelmingly the slave-nature, while in Michael there was little more of the slave-nature than was found in the North American Indians when the vain attempt was made to make them into slaves on the plantations of Cuba.
Lowell a paper on recent Italian comedy for the North American Review, which he and Professor Norton had then begun to edit.
Yes, like the North American Indian, who was a far nobler type than the Melanesian.
He gives it as his opinion that it is the loftiest point of the North American continent; but of this we have no satisfactory proof.
In a war of words, the tactics of the North American Indian.
May I ask," said the manager, "are you the same Denver who commanded at one time on the North American station?
IN the central portion of the great North American Continent there lies an arid and repulsive desert, which for many a long year served as a barrier against the advance of civilisation.
We kept steadily to our westward course, and as the U-33 was one of the fastest submersibles we had ever turned out, I knew that we must be pretty close to the North American coast.
And as so many species, both living and extinct, of these same genera inhabit and have inhabited the Old World, it seems most probable that the North American elephants, mastodons, horse, and hollow- horned ruminants migrated, on land since submerged near Behring's Straits, from Siberia into North America, and thence, on land since submerged in the West Indies, into South America, where for a time they mingled with the forms characteristic of that southern continent, and have since become extinct.

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