[ nawr-te-ah-me-ree-kah-naw ]

noun,plural nor·te·a·me·ri·ca·nos [nawr-te-ah-me-ree-kah-naws]. /ˌnɔr tɛ ɑˌmɛ riˈkɑ nɔs/.
  1. a citizen or inhabitant of the U.S., especially as distinguished from the peoples of Spanish-speaking America.

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the norteamericano.

Origin of norteamericano

First recorded in 1835–45; from Spanish: “North American”; see north

Words Nearby norteamericano Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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