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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of North American origin)
a. North American
Los mohicanos y los comanches eran tribus norteamericanas.The Mohicans and the Comanches were North American tribes.
2. (of United States origin)
a. American
El presidente norteamericano Barack Obama visitará Cuba en marzo.The American president Barack Obama will visit Cuba in March.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (native or inhabitant of North America)
a. North American
Solamente porque es un norteamericano no debes presuponer que es de los Estados Unidos.Just because he's a North American, you shouldn't assume that he's from the United States..
4. (nationality)
a. American
Conocí a una norteamericana de Boston llamada Sarah que vino a Argentina a estudiar español.I met an American from Boston named Sarah who came to Argentina to study Spanish.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. North American, American
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norteamericanoa norteamericana
North American; (de Estados Unidos) American;
North American; (de Estados Unidos) American
los norteamericanos the North Americans; the people of North America; (de Estados Unidos) the Americans
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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yo soy norteamericano
I'm North American
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