North American nation

North American nations

Definitions of North American nation
  1. noun
    any country on the North American continent
    synonyms: North American country
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    United Mexican States
    a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
    a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada
    United States of America
    North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    Republic of Costa Rica
    a republic in Central America; one of the most politically stable countries in Latin America
    Republic of Guatemala
    a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; noted for low per capita income and illiteracy; politically unstable
    British Honduras
    a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control
    Republic of Honduras
    a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture
    Republic of El Salvador
    a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
    Republic of Nicaragua
    a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821
    Republic of Panama
    a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903
    Central American country, Central American nation
    any one of the countries occupying Central America; these countries (except for Belize and Costa Rica) are characterized by low per capita income and unstable governments
    type of:
    country, land, state
    the territory occupied by a nation
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