Latin-america meaning

The countries of the Western Hemisphere south of the United States, especially those speaking Spanish, Portuguese, or French.
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(place) 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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Those parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese, Latin-derived languages: South America, Central America, Mexico, and most islands of the Caribbean.
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Origin of latin-america

  • From French Amérique latine thought to be coined by French Emperor Napoleon III.

    From Wiktionary