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English definition of “South America”

South America

noun     /ˌsaʊθ əˈmerɪkə/
a continent Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
South American     /ˌsaʊθ əˈmerɪkən/ adjective coming from or relating to South America Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation South American noun someone from South America Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
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