South America

geographical name

Definition of South America

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)

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South American adjective or noun

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“South America.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/South%20America. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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