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- proper n. The part of the Americas between North America and South America.
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- n. the nations of Central America collectively
- n. the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
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Our side Jimmy Baker, Brent Scowcroft, Bob Gates and our ambassador to Canada, Ed Ney all agreed that the Soviet Union had to stop spending 5 billion dollars in Central America and Cuba before we could start giving them loans.
MY BATTLES WITH CONGRESS over Central America went on for almost the entire eight years I was in the White House, and made good grist for the journalistic mill.
Canada received as many as forty-six thousand, including several thousand Indians and blacks, the British Isles about ten thousand, the British West Indies four thousand, the Bahamas two thousand, and so on; a few settled in Central America present-day Honduras and Belize; and some loyalists of German extraction returned to the Rhine Valley.
Our best units are in Europe and Central America and Lebanon, and there's no chance we can get those troops home.
One was an attempt to undermine Shultzs effort to search for a diplomatic breakthrough in Central America by ordering a show of military force off the coast in Nicaragua.
Bill Casey and others at the CIA drafted a plan to meet the Communist threat in Central America through a covert program that, over the next few months, would provide for the support of anti-Sandinista Nicaraguans who would try to halt the flow of Soviet-made arms from Cuba to Nicaragua and El Salvador.
Central America and Protomartyr of Florida, in attempting to establish a mission, was slain by hostile Indians near Tampa Bay.