- of, relating to, or representing all the countries or people of North, Central, and South America.
Origin of Pan-American
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for pan-american
It suggested another pan-American congress in the interests of silver.Thirty Years on the Frontier
They wanted to catch the Pan-American plane from Miami the next day.Test Pilot
David Goodger (email@example.com)
Pan-American sentiment was developing, but its strength and direction were yet to be determined.The Path of Empire
Carl Russell Fish
We may indeed reply that this is the fling of a Pan-American.From the Easy Chair, series 2
George William Curtis
America too, it may be, will develop some Pan-American equivalent.What is Coming?
H. G. Wells
- of, relating to, or concerning North, South, and Central America collectively or the advocacy of political or economic unity among American countries
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