What does latin american mean?

Definitions for latin american
latin amer·i·can

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Latin American, Latinoadjective

    a native of Latin America

  2. Latin-Americanadjective

    of or relating to the countries of Latin America or their people

    "Latin-American countries"; "Latin-American music"


  1. Latin Americanadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Latin America.

  2. Latin Americannoun

    A native or inhabitant of Latin America.


  1. Latin Americannoun

    A native or inhabitant of Latin America, or of such descent.

  2. Latin Americanadjective

    Of or relating to Latin America, its people, or its culture.


  1. latin american

    Latin Americans (Spanish: Latinoamericanos; Portuguese: Latino-americanos; French: Latino-américains) are the citizens of Latin American countries (or people with cultural, ancestral or national origins in Latin America). Latin American countries and their diasporas are multi-ethnic and multi-racial. Latin Americans are a pan-ethnicity consisting of people of different ethnic and national backgrounds. As a result, some Latin Americans do not take their nationality as an ethnicity, but identify themselves with a combination of their nationality, ethnicity and their ancestral origins. Aside from the indigenous population, all Latin Americans have some Old World ancestors who arrived since 1492. Latin America has the largest diasporas of Spaniards, Portuguese, Africans, Italians, Lebanese and Japanese in the world. The region also has large German (second largest after the United States), French, Palestinian (largest outside the Arab states), Chinese and Jewish diasporas. The specific ethnic and/or racial composition varies from country to country and diaspora community to diaspora community: many have a predominance of mixed indigenous and European descent or mestizo, population; in others, native Americans are a majority; some are mostly inhabited by people of European ancestry; others are primarily mulatto. The largest single group are white Latin Americans. Together with the people of part European ancestry, they combine for almost the totality of the population.Latin Americans and their descendants can be found almost everywhere in the world, particularly in densely populated urban areas. The most important migratory destinations for Latin Americans are found in the United States, Spain, France, Canada and Italy.


  1. latin american

    Latin American generally refers to the regions of the American continent where Romance languages (Spanish, Portuguese, and French) are predominantly spoken. This includes most of Central America, South America, Mexico, and large proportions of the Caribbean. These areas were primarily colonized by Spain, Portugal, and France from the 15th century onwards. Latin American can refer to the geographical regions, different cultures, ethnic groups, or history within these regions. It's also used to describe people originating from these regions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of latin american in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of latin american in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of latin american in a Sentence

  1. Robert Campbell:

    We're more positive on margins these days ... Inland stocks are low and exports from the U.S. Gulf Coast will be limited due to good U.S. and Latin American demand and turnarounds there.

  2. Matias Dominguez:

    Right before they announced this tournament, it seemed almost impossible for a Latin American to get there, and then here I am today. Just saying,' I'm going to the Masters and play with everyone there,' it's just shocking.

  3. Alex Stein:

    Our November sale series has been a glorious celebration of Latin American art, we have seen the international collecting community flock to own works by the giants of our category such as( Rufino) Tamayo,( Remedios) Varo,( Leonora) Carrington, and Botero, as well as emerging artists.

  4. Gonzalo Rodriguez:

    Lots of people flip out over good street art these days and if your business has something really cool painted on it people acknowledge you more, i gave the artist carte blanche to do whatever he wanted. I just told him it should have a Latin American feel to it.

  5. Matthijs Wouter Knol:

    These online platforms are the perfect possibility to bring content to because they're not restricted yet, my feeling is that will change at some point but still they are a place for people to see American, Latin American and European content so that's an extremely interesting market.


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