Latin America definition by Webster's New World
that part of the Western Hemisphere south of the U.S., in Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, & South America, where Spanish, Portuguese, & French are the official languages
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- Latin American noun, adjective
Latin America definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The countries of the Western Hemisphere south of the United States, especially those speaking Spanish, Portuguese, or French.
Latin America - Cultural Definition
A term applied to all of the Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking nations south of the United States.