Central America

geographical name

Definition of Central America

1 the narrow southern portion of North America connecting with South America and extending from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to the Isthmus of Panama
2 the republics of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Belize

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“Central America.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Central%20America. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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