Latin America

Related formsLatin American, nounLat·in-A·mer·i·can, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Latin America

  1. 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
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Latin America

1862; see Latin (adj.). Related: Latin American (adj.), 1871.

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latin america in Culture

Latin America

A term applied to all of the Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking nations south of the United States.

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