Americas
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article.
Americas(
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (region)
a. las Américas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Columbus was the first European to sail to the Americas since the Vikings.Colón fue el primer europeo para navegar a las Américas desde los vikingos.
b. la América
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After he graduated from college, Liam spent a year traveling the Americas.Después de graduarse de la universidad, Liam pasó un año recorriendo América.
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América
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América(
ah
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meh
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ree
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kah
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (region)
a. America
Ella siempre ha vivido en Europa, pero ahora se va a vivir a América.She has always lived in Europe, but now she is moving to America.
b. the Americas (plural)
Mañana comienza la cumbre de líderes de América.The summit of leaders of the Americas begins tomorrow.
c. Latin America
Por su acento, creo que son de un país de América, no de España.From their accent, I think they are from a country in Latin America, not from Spain.
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América
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (continente)
a. the Americas, America
2. (latinoamérica)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. Latin America
América CentralCentral America
América del Sur/NorteSouth/North America
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América
(continente, Norteamérica) America; (Latinoamérica) (Hispanoamérica) South America; Spanish America; Latin America
hacerse la América (S. Cone) to make a fortune
América Central Central America
América del Norte North America
América del Sur South America
América Latina Latin America
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Phrases with "Americas"
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Santo Domingo is the oldest city in the Americas
Santo Domingo es la ciudad más antigua de las Américas
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