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Latin Americanadjective

uk   us  
from or ​relating to the ​areas of ​North, ​South, and Central ​America where ​Spanish or ​Portuguese is ​spoken
(Definition of Latin American from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Latin Americannoun [C]

 us   /ˈlæt·ən əˈmer·ɪ·kən/ (also Latin,  /ˈlæt·ən/ )
a ​person of or coming from ​SouthAmerica, Central ​America, or Mexico
Latin American
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈlæt·ən əˈmer·ɪ·kən/
Latin American ​coffeeproducers will be ​hurt by the ​embargo.
(Definition of Latin American from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Latin American”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉丁美洲的…
in Turkish Latin Amerika, Orta/Güney Amerika/Meksika'ya ilişkin/ait…
in Russian латиноамериканский…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉丁美洲的…
in Polish latynoamerykański, latynoski…
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