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  • South America
    • South America(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the continent that is the southern part of the Americas, including for example Paraguay, Argentina and Peru
    • Example:
      • South America is thought to have been first inhabited by people crossing the Bering Land Bridge (now the Bering Strait) from the territory that is present-day Russia.
    • South American, South Americans(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who lives in or originates from South America
    • Example:
      • Her neighbour is a South American.
    • South American(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • related to South America
    • Example:
      • The South American continent consists of more than ten countries.
  • Argentina
    • Argentina[ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtin.ə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the second largest country in South America, constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires, between the Andes mountain range in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east
    • Example:
      • Argentina is the largest among Spanish-speaking nations.
  • Bolivia
    • Bolivia[bəˈlivēə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, and Chile and Peru to the west
    • Example:
      • Bolivia is a democratic republic.
  • Brazil
    • Brazil[brəˈzɪl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the largest country in South America and the only Portuguese-speaking country in the Americas
    • Example:
      • Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline of over 7,491 kilometers.
  • Chile
    • Chile[ˈtʃɪl.iː](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in South America occupying a long, narrow coastal strip between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, bordering Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast and Argentina to the east
    • Example:
      • While I come from Chile, my friend is from England, so I had to learn to speak English.
  • Colombia
    • Colombia[kəˈlʌmbiə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a constitutional republic in northwestern South America, bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil, to the south by Ecuador and Peru, to the north by the Caribbean Sea, to the northwest by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean
    • Example:
      • The territory of what is now Colombia was originally inhabited by indigenous nations including the Muisca, Quimbaya, and Tairona.
  • Ecuador
    • Ecuador[ˈɛkwədɔr](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west, being one of only two countries in South America, along with Chile, that do not have a border with Brazil
    • Example:
      • Ecuador also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific.
  • Guyana
    • Guyana[ɡaɪˈænə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a state on the northern coast of South America that is culturally part of the Anglophone Caribbean, bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south and southwest by Brazil, to the west by Venezuela, and to the north by the Atlantic Ocean
    • Example:
      • Guyana is one of the four non-Spanish-speaking territories on the continent of South America.
  • Paraguay
    • Paraguay['parəgwā](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • one of the two landlocked countries which lie entirely within the Western Hemisphere in South America, lying on both banks of the Paraguay River and bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest
    • Example:
      • Because of its central location in South America, the country is sometimes referred to as Corazón de América - Heart of America.
  • Peru
    • Peru[pəˈɹuː](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in western South America, bordered to the north by Ecuador and Colombia, to the east by Brazil, to the southeast by Bolivia, to the south by Chile, and to the west by the Pacific Ocean
    • Example:
      • Peru is a representative democratic republic divided into 25 regions.
  • Suriname
    • Suriname[soŏrənäm](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in northern South America, situated between French Guiana to the east and Guyana to the west, also sharing borders with Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean
    • Example:
      • Suriname is the only Dutch-speaking region in the Western Hemisphere that is not a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
  • Uruguay
    • Uruguay[ˈjʊərəɡwaɪ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in the southeastern part of South America, having only one land border with Brazil to the north
    • Example:
      • Uruguay's economy is largely based on agriculture.
  • Venezuela
    • Venezuela[ˌvɛnɨˈzwɛlə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tropical country on the northern coast of South America, with numerous islands located off its coastline in the Caribbean Sea, bordering Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the west
    • Example:
      • Venezuela is known widely for its petroleum industry, the environmental diversity of its territory, and its natural features.
 
 

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          Bolivia
          a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, and Chile and Peru to the west
          Peru
          a country in western South America, bordered to the north by Ecuador and Colombia, to the east by Brazil, to the southeast by Bolivia, to the south by Chile, and to the west by the Pacific Ocean
          Venezuela
          a tropical country on the northern coast of South America, with numerous islands located off its coastline in the Caribbean Sea, bordering Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the west
          South America
          the continent that is the southern part of the Americas, including for example Paraguay, Argentina and Peru
          Suriname
          a country in northern South America, situated between French Guiana to the east and Guyana to the west, also sharing borders with Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean
          Chile
          a country in South America occupying a long, narrow coastal strip between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, bordering Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast and Argentina to the east
          Paraguay
          one of the two landlocked countries which lie entirely within the Western Hemisphere in South America, lying on both banks of the Paraguay River and bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest
          South American
          related to South America
          Brazil
          the largest country in South America and the only Portuguese-speaking country in the Americas
          Argentina
          the second largest country in South America, constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires, between the Andes mountain range in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east
          Uruguay
          a country located in the southeastern part of South America, having only one land border with Brazil to the north
          South American
          a person who lives in or originates from South America
          Colombia
          a constitutional republic in northwestern South America, bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil, to the south by Ecuador and Peru, to the north by the Caribbean Sea, to the northwest by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean
          Ecuador
          a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west, being one of only two countries in South America, along with Chile, that do not have a border with Brazil
          Guyana
          a state on the northern coast of South America that is culturally part of the Anglophone Caribbean, bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south and southwest by Brazil, to the west by Venezuela, and to the north by the Atlantic Ocean
           
           
           
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          Chile
          a country in South America occupying a long, narrow coastal strip between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, bordering Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast and Argentina to the east
          Bolivia
          a landlocked country in central South America, bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, and Chile and Peru to the west
          Guyana
          a state on the northern coast of South America that is culturally part of the Anglophone Caribbean, bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south and southwest by Brazil, to the west by Venezuela, and to the north by the Atlantic Ocean
          Argentina
          the second largest country in South America, constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires, between the Andes mountain range in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east
          Colombia
          a constitutional republic in northwestern South America, bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil, to the south by Ecuador and Peru, to the north by the Caribbean Sea, to the northwest by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean
          Suriname
          a country in northern South America, situated between French Guiana to the east and Guyana to the west, also sharing borders with Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean
          Paraguay
          one of the two landlocked countries which lie entirely within the Western Hemisphere in South America, lying on both banks of the Paraguay River and bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest
          Peru
          a country in western South America, bordered to the north by Ecuador and Colombia, to the east by Brazil, to the southeast by Bolivia, to the south by Chile, and to the west by the Pacific Ocean
          Uruguay
          a country located in the southeastern part of South America, having only one land border with Brazil to the north
          Ecuador
          a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west, being one of only two countries in South America, along with Chile, that do not have a border with Brazil
          South America
          the continent that is the southern part of the Americas, including for example Paraguay, Argentina and Peru
          Venezuela
          a tropical country on the northern coast of South America, with numerous islands located off its coastline in the Caribbean Sea, bordering Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the west
          Brazil
          the largest country in South America and the only Portuguese-speaking country in the Americas
           
           
           
         
         

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