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English noun: North America

1. North America (object) a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama


Instance hypernymcontinent


Part holonymAmerica, Canada, Central America, Coast Mountains, Coast Range, Great Plains, Great Plains of North America, Mesoamerica, North American country, North American nation, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA


Part meronymAmerica, New World, northern hemisphere, Occident, occident, West, western hemisphere


Member holonymNorth American


Domain region memberscanon, canyon, continental divide, Latin America, plainsman, Plantation

2. North America (group) the nations of the North American continent collectively


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Member holonymAmerican









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