Definition of South American

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of South America.

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the continent or countries of South America or their peoples.
Derivative terms: South America, South America
Partainyms: South America

Definition of South American

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to South America. ¹

2. Proper noun. A person from or living in South America. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of South American

South-African yellowwood
South-Central Dravidian
South Aegean
South Africa
South African
South African Dutch
South African English
South African Sign Language
South African monetary unit
South African tick-bite fever
South African type porphyria
South Africans
South America
South American (current term)
South American Indian
South American bullfrog
South American country
South American nation
South American poison toad
South American sea lion
South American staghorn
South American trypanosomiasis
South Americans
South Asia
South Atlantic
South Australia
South Azerbaijan
South Bend

Literary usage of South American

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Sei Am S 80:407 D 25 45 Opportunities for South American trade. EC de Villaverde. Sei Am 114:553 My 27 46 South American trade. E. Anderson. ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"ROOT'S South American TRIP The presence of the Honorable Elihu Root, secretary of state, at the third international conference at Rio de Janeiro, ..."

3. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"South American NOTES (Clipped from The South American and from The Americas) ... Imports from each of the South American countries show large increases, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"They occur on the South African and South American coasts, being found in large flocks at Tierra del Fuego and on the Pacific islands, Australia and New ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1909)
"EAKLY South American NEWSPAPERS. ... founder of a printing office from which was issued most of the published South American news of the next hundred years. ..."

6. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1907)
"It is not the author's intention to give here an exhaustive history of all the attempts to classify the South American tongues. Some of those only belonging ..."

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