Latin America

geographical name

Definition of Latin America

1 Spanish America and Brazil
2 all of the Americas south of the U.S.

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Latin American adjective or noun

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Latin America

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“Latin America.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Latin%20America. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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