South America

geographical name

Definition of South America

  1. continent of the Western Hemisphere lying between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans southeast of North America and crossed by the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn area 6,880,706 square miles (17,821,029 square kilometers)

South American

adjective or noun

SOUTH AMERICA Defined for English Language Learners

South America

geographical name

Definition of South America for English Language Learners

  • : continent of the Western Hemisphere


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