inter-American

adjective
in·​ter-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌin-tər-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce inter-American (audio) , -ˈme-rə- \

Definition of inter-American

: involving or concerning some or all of the nations of North and South America inter-American relations an inter-American conference

First Known Use of inter-American

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Inter-American.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inter-American. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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