Pan-Amer·​i·​can·​ism ˌpa-nə-ˈmer-ə-kə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Pan-Americanism (audio)
: a movement for greater cooperation among the Pan-American nations

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Pan-Americanism was in 1889

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“Pan-Americanism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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