Definition of Central america

1. Noun. The isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia.

2. Noun. The nations of Central America collectively.
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection
Member holonyms: American

Definition of Central america

1. Proper noun. The part of the Americas between North America and South America. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Central America

Centaurium calycosum
Centaurium minus
Centaurium scilloides
Centennial State
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center of the Universe
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centigrade thermometer
Central Africa
Central African
Central African Republic
Central African Republic franc
Central Africans
Central America
Central American
Central American country
Central American nation
Central American strap fern
Central Americans
Central Asia
Central Atlas Tamazight
Central Canada
Central Dravidian
Central Europe
Central European
Central European Time
Central European tick-borne encephalitis virus
Central European tick-borne fever

Literary usage of Central america

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1. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1866)
"In this latter country, which is now- known as central america, the inhabitants, aided by the fertility of the soil,130 seem to have worked out for ..."

2. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES UPON THE RUINS AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS OF MEXICO AND central america. Elsewhere in this work some account is given of the ..."

3. The Literature of American History: A Bibliographical Guide, in which the by Josephus Nelson Larned (1902)
"Notes on the bibliography of Yucatan and central america. ... A glimpse at Guatemala, and some notes on the ancient monuments of central america. ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"Those for the entire colony are 1:4000000. FBC AMERICA. central america. ... of Central'America and the West Indies. In Guatemala he was fortunate enough to ..."

5. Anglo-American Isthmian Diplomacy, 1815-1915 by Mary Wilhelmine Williams (1916)
"CHAPTER I. THE BRITISH IN central america BEFORE. For more than a century before the government of the United States came into existence, ..."

6. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"central america AND WEST INDIES CHAPTER I GENERAL SURVEY PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL RELATIONS Former Distribution of Land and Water in the Isthmian Region—The ..."

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