Central American Spanish

[ sen-truhluh-mer-i-kuhn span-ish ]

  1. the collective Spanish dialects of Central America, as spoken in central and southern Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama: the northern Mexican norteño dialect is not usually included in this linguistic group.

Origin of Central American Spanish

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby Central American Spanish

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