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- The countries of the Western Hemisphere south of the United States, especially those speaking Spanish, Portuguese, or French.
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- proper noun That part of the American continents that speak Spanish, Portuguese, or French; the part of the American continents south of the United States.
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- proper noun Those parts of the
Americaswhich speak Spanishor Portuguese, Latin-derived languages: South America, Central America, Mexico, and most islands of the Carribean.
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- noun the parts of North America and South America to the south of the United States where Romance languages are spoken
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From French Amérique latine thought to be coined by French Emperor Napoleon III.
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