Definition of North America
continent of the Western Hemisphere northwest of South America bounded by the Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific oceans and including Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the countries of Central America area 9,361,791 square miles (24,247,039 square kilometers)
North Americanadjective or noun
NORTH AMERICA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of North America for English Language Learners
: continent of the Western Hemisphere
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