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South America

noun
 
 
/ˌsaʊθ əˈmerɪkə/
a continentContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
South American
 
 
/ˌsaʊθ əˈmerɪkən/ adjective
coming from or relating to South AmericaContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
South American noun someone from South AmericaContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
Translations of “South America”
in Chinese (Traditional) 南美洲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 南美洲…
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