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  • North America
    • North America(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the continent that is the northern part of the Americas, including for example Canada, the USA and the Carribean
    • Example:
      • North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers.
    • North American, North Americans(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from North America
    • Example:
      • Canadians are North Americans.
    • North American(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to North America
    • Example:
      • The North American continent includes many different countries.
  • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Antigua and Barbuda(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of two major inhabited islands and a number of smaller islands
    • Example:
      • Antigua and Barbuda's prehistoric peoples had no written language.
  • Bahamas
    • Bahamas[bə.ˈhɑː.məz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • an English-speaking country consisting of 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 islets, located at the north-east of the Caribbean Sea in the Atlantic Ocean north of Cuba and southeast of the United States of America (nearest to the state of Florida)
    • Example:
      • The Bahamas' capital is Nassau.
  • Barbados
    • Barbados[bɑːˈbeɪdɒs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a West Indian continental island-nation in the western Atlantic Ocean, just east of the Caribbean Sea
    • Example:
      • Barbados currently maintains Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.
  • Belize
    • Belize[bəˈlēz](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an English-speaking country in Central America, formerly called British Honduras, bordered by Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the south and west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east
    • Example:
      • Belize's capital is Belmopan.
  • Canada
    • Canada[ˈkænədə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country occupying most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean
    • Example:
      • Canada's common border with the United States to the south and northwest is the longest in the world.
    • Canadian, Canadians[kəˈneɪdɪən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from Canada
    • Example:
      • Some Canadians speak English, some speak French.
    • Canadian[kəˈneɪdɪən](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to Canada
    • Example:
      • The Canadian land area makes it the world's second largest country by total area.
  • Costa Rica
    • Costa Rica[ˈkɒstə ˈriːkə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east
    • Example:
      • Costa Rica literally translates as "Rich Coast".
  • Cuba
    • Cuba[ˈkjuːbə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country and the largest island in the Caribbean
    • Example:
      • Havana is the largest city in Cuba.
  • Dominica
    • Dominica[dəˈminikə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island nation in the Caribbean Sea, with Guadeloupe to the north-northwest and Martinique to the southeast
    • Example:
      • Dominica has been nicknamed the "Nature Isle of the Caribbean" for its seemingly unspoiled natural beauty.
  • Dominican Republic
    • Dominican Republic(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region
    • Example:
      • Both by area and population, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba).
  • El Salvador
    • El Salvador[el ˈsalvəˌdôr](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the smallest and also the most densely populated country in Central America, bordering the Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and Honduras
    • Example:
      • In 2001 El Salvador dropped its own currency, the colón, and adopted the U.S. dollar.
  • Grenada
    • Grenada[grəˈnādə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island country and sovereign state consisting of one bigger island and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago and northeast of Venezuela
    • Example:
      • The national bird of Grenada is the critically endangered Grenada Dove.
  • Guatemala
    • Guatemala[gwatəˈmalə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast
    • Example:
      • Guatemala's capital is Guatemala City.
  • Haiti
    • Haiti['heɪti](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Caribbean country, occupying the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago along with the Dominican Republic
    • Example:
      • Haiti's capital is Port-au-Prince.
  • Honduras
    • Honduras[hɒnˈdʊərəs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea
    • Example:
      • Honduras was formerly known as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras (now Belize).
  • Jamaica
    • Jamaica[dʒəˈmeɪ.kə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island nation of the Greater Antilles, situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 190 kilometres (120 mi) west of Hispaniola
    • Example:
      • Jamaica is the third most populous anglophone country in the Americas, after the United States and Canada.
  • Mexico
    • Mexico['mɛksɪkoʊ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a federal constitutional republic in North America, bordered to the north by the United States, to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico
    • Example:
      • Mexico is the fifth-largest country in the Americas by total area.
  • Nicaragua
    • Nicaragua[ˌnɪkəˈrɑːɡwə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the largest country in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south
    • Example:
      • Falling within the tropics, Nicaragua sits between 11 degrees and 14 degrees north of the Equator in the Northern Hemisphere.
  • Panama
    • Panama['pænəma](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the southernmost country of both Central America and, in turn, North America, bordered by Costa Rica to the northwest, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south
    • Example:
      • Panama's capital is Panama City.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a federal two-island nation in the West Indies, located in the Leeward Islands
    • Example:
      • Saint Kitts and Nevis are geographically part of the Leeward Islands.
  • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Lucia[seɪnt ˈluː.ʃə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean, located north of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique
    • Example:
      • Saint Lucia has a legal system based on British common law.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a nation in the Lesser Antilles chain, which lies at the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where it meets the Atlantic Ocean
    • Example:
      • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has an estimated population of 120,000.
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Trinidad and Tobago[ˈtrɪnɨdæd ən təˈbeɪɡoʊ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an archipelagic state in the southern Caribbean, consisting of two main islands and lying northeast of the South American country of Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles
    • Example:
      • Trinidad and Tobago obtained independence in 1962.
  • United States of America
    • United States of America(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a country in North America, sharing land borders with Canada and Mexico, stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, and including Alaska, Hawaii, and several territories (also: USA, US)
    • Example:
      • The United States of America is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations.
 
 

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          Saint Kitts and Nevis
          a federal two-island nation in the West Indies, located in the Leeward Islands
          North America
          the continent that is the northern part of the Americas, including for example Canada, the USA and the Carribean
          Honduras
          a country bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea
          Cuba
          a country and the largest island in the Caribbean
          North American
          a person who lives in or originates from North America
          Grenada
          an island country and sovereign state consisting of one bigger island and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago and northeast of Venezuela
          Trinidad and Tobago
          an archipelagic state in the southern Caribbean, consisting of two main islands and lying northeast of the South American country of Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles
          Nicaragua
          the largest country in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south
          Mexico
          a federal constitutional republic in North America, bordered to the north by the United States, to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico
          Barbados
          a West Indian continental island-nation in the western Atlantic Ocean, just east of the Caribbean Sea
          Antigua and Barbuda
          a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of two major inhabited islands and a number of smaller islands
          Canada
          a country occupying most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean
          Canadian
          related to Canada
          Costa Rica
          a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east
          Bahamas
          an English-speaking country consisting of 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 islets, located at the north-east of the Caribbean Sea in the Atlantic Ocean north of Cuba and southeast of the United States of America (nearest to the state of Florida)
           
           
           
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          North America
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          Grenada
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          Saint Kitts and Nevis
          Haiti
          Haiti
          United States of America
          United States of America
          Guatemala
          Guatemala
          Costa Rica
          Costa Rica
          Mexico
          Mexico
          Trinidad and Tobago
          Trinidad and Tobago
          Bahamas
          the Bahamas
          Antigua and Barbuda
          Antigua and Barbuda
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          Barbados
          Saint Lucia
          Saint Lucia
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          Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
           
           
           
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          Belize
          an English-speaking country in Central America, formerly called British Honduras, bordered by Mexico to the north, Guatemala to the south and west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east
          Costa Rica
          a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east
          Guatemala
          a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast
          Saint Kitts and Nevis
          a federal two-island nation in the West Indies, located in the Leeward Islands
          Saint Lucia
          an island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean, located north of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique
          Grenada
          an island country and sovereign state consisting of one bigger island and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago and northeast of Venezuela
          Mexico
          a federal constitutional republic in North America, bordered to the north by the United States, to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico
          the Bahamas
          an English-speaking country consisting of 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 islets, located at the north-east of the Caribbean Sea in the Atlantic Ocean north of Cuba and southeast of the United States of America (nearest to the state of Florida)
          El Salvador
          the smallest and also the most densely populated country in Central America, bordering the Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and Honduras
          Panama
          the southernmost country of both Central America and, in turn, North America, bordered by Costa Rica to the northwest, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south
          Antigua and Barbuda
          a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of two major inhabited islands and a number of smaller islands
          United States of America
          a country in North America, sharing land borders with Canada and Mexico, stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, and including Alaska, Hawaii, and several territories (also: USA, US)
           
           
           
         
         

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