[ lat-nuh-mer-i-kuhn ]
/ ˈlæt n əˈmɛr ɪ kən /
of or relating to Latin America or its inhabitants.
a citizen or resident of Latin America.
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Origin of Latin American
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby Latin American
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British Dictionary definitions for Latin American
a native or inhabitant of Latin America
of or relating to Latin America or its inhabitants
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