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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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