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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Latin Americanoun

    the parts of North America and South America to the south of the United States where Romance languages are spoken


  1. Latin Americanoun

    That part of the American continents that speak Spanish, Portuguese, or French; the part of the American continents south of the United States.


  1. Latin Americanoun

    Those parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese, Latin-derived languages: South America, Central America, Mexico, and most islands of the Carribean.

  2. Etymology: From Amérique latine thought to be coined by French Emperor Napoleon III.


  1. latin america

    Latin America generally refers to territories in the Americas where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly spoken. This includes most parts of South America, Central America, and Mexico in North America. It may also include parts of the Caribbean where Spanish and French are spoken. The term 'Latin America' is used to contrast with 'Anglo-America', which primarily includes the territories in the Americas where English is spoken.


  1. Latin America

    Latin America is a region of the Americas where Romance languages – particularly Spanish and Portuguese, and variably French – are primarily spoken. Latin America has an area of approximately 21,069,500 km², almost 3.9% of the Earth's surface or 14.1% of its land surface area. As of 2010, its population was estimated at more than 590 million and its combined GDP at 5.16 trillion United States dollars. According to Phelan, the term "Latin America" was first used in 1861 in La revue des races Latines, a magazine "dedicated to the cause of Pan-Latinism".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Latin America

    The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of latin america in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of latin america in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of latin america in a Sentence

  1. Billy Kyte:

    Historically there has been very unequal land distribution in Latin America which has caused conflict between local and foreign companies and communities, governments in Latin America are by no means taking this problem seriously. Impunity levels are also very high so perpetrators of crime get away with it.

  2. Geert Wilders:

    There is no future any more (for the EU). There is a future for cooperation like we see in Asia, like we see in Latin America, where there are also bodies where people cooperate economically but not politically any more.

  3. Jan Jenisch:

    We want to become the market leader in flat roofing systems. We are currently number four in this fragmented market, we will be significantly increasing The Nashville , Tennessee-based business, we have a lot of opportunities in the core market of the U.S. and then we will expand rapidly into Latin America and also accelerate The Nashville , Tennessee-based business in Europe.

  4. Sergio Aguero:

    I don’t understand, it appears there’s a different soccer in South America, the referee said ‘This is (Latin) America, kids’, yet we’re from here.

  5. Cynthia Arnson:

    Macri got away from himself when commenting on the sentiment of the region, there is a deep concern about the situation in Venezuela and there is a deep dialogue about what to do, but there is also nobody calling for that tough of a line. That was an exaggeration by Macri because generally Latin America is opposed to any U.S. unilateral action.

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