the part of the American continents south of the United States in which Spanish, Portuguese, or French is officially spoken.
- Lat·in A·mer·i·can, adjective, noun
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How to use Latin America in a sentence
Similar stories plague many parts of Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Asia.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More | Paula Kweskin | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fact, beer prices in Panama are about 36 percent lower than anywhere else in Latin America.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Panamanians are by far the biggest beer consumers in Latin America, but not when it comes to the good stuff.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Latin America and Europe, 67 percent of respondents agreed that “gays should be free to live their own lives.”It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country | Jay Michaelson | November 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Data are much better for Europe and Latin America, and frustratingly uneven for Africa and much of Asia.It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country | Jay Michaelson | November 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Among the many topics which will suggest themselves for discussion are these: What can be said of education in Latin America?The Complete Club Book for Women | Caroline French Benton
They are much more likely to become free states in some comprehensive alliance with both English-speaking and Latin America.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
You hear of "concessions" to foreign capitalists in Latin America.President Wilson's Addresses | Woodrow Wilson
You mustn't forget that in all previous experiences in Latin America we ourselves have been as much to blame as anybody else.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I | Burton J. Hendrick
The fundamental difficulties in Mexico were not peculiar to that country nor indeed to Latin-America.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I | Burton J. Hendrick
British Dictionary definitions for Latin America
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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Cultural definitions for Latin America
A term applied to all of the Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking nations south of the United States.
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