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  • proper n. The continent that is the northern part of the Americas; that part east of the Pacific Ocean, west of the Atlantic Ocean, north of South America and south of the Arctic Ocean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the nations of the North American continent collectively
  • n. a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama

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  • Of course, time will tell if that is more than imagination, but for millions of people who share this vast land space we call North America, the idea is neither new nor ground-breaking.

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  • New concerns tonight about moves toward what some call a North America union.

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  • He reluctantly departed the 27th of August from Roanoke, leaving there his daughter, who was the mother of the first child of English parents born in English North America, Virginia Dare.

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  • Chinese workers first immigrated to Canada in the 1850's during the gold rush days and they called North America "Gold Mountain", or "Gum San" in Cantonese.

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  • Chinese workers first immigrated to Canada in the 1850's during the gold rush days and they called North America

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  • With its abundance of elk, bison, and other big game, this corner of Wyoming is sometimes called North America's little Serengeti.

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  • The positive aspects of Anglo culture that contributed to governmental stability in English North America could perhaps have done the same for Mexico; while the beauty, passion, and devotion inherent in the Spanish culture could have made Texas a kinder, gentler place a hundred years sooner.

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  • Verity, you and I know it's in North America, but I recall our North American friends are always keen to make a distinction between what they refer to as North America and Latin America thus including Mexico rather than South America.

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  • He was a gifted musician who, in the words of one historian, “seriously contends for the title of North America’s first composer.”

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