Pan-American

adjective
Pan-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌpa-nə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce Pan-American (audio) \

Definition of Pan-American

: of, relating to, or involving the independent republics of North and South America

First Known Use of Pan-American

1879, in the meaning defined above

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Pan-American

adjective

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: of, relating to, or involving the countries of North and South America

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