of or relating to the continent of South America or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of South America
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How to use South American in a sentence
After that, backpackers on the South American ‘Gringo Trail’ began touring and partying in San Pedro.Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison | Jason Batansky | October 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The vine and the ceremony are deeply entwined with South American indigenous religions of the Amazon.
Six South American players worth millions say no—and their team is up in arms.MH17 Brawl Hits Ukraine Soccer Team Shakhtar Donetsk | Gideon Resnick | July 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They had a very South American mentality where you had to have a very dependable job—a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer.Feeding Diddy’s Art Addiction: How Maria Brito Buys Art for Celebrites | Justin Jones | July 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On another trip, a defiant caiman (a South American crocodile) devours his mosquito net.
The cigars of Brazil, like those made of South American (p. 308) tobacco, are noted for their superior flavor.
The flavor of all cigars made from South American tobacco is similar, especially those made from tobacco grown east of the Andes.
South American tobaccos are almost exclusively used for the manufacture of cigars.
And we shall not go there, to be idle—passive spectators to an invasion of South American rights.
The production of South American rubber is limited by a shortage of men rather than a shortage of trees.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various