Central America

geographical name

the narrow southern portion of North America connecting with South America and extending from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to the Isthmus of Panama
the republics of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Belize

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“Central America.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Central%20America. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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