1. [ noun ] (geography) a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
Related terms: continent Rockies North_American western_hemisphere America northern_hemisphere US Canada Latin_America Mexico mesoamerica Great_Plains North_American_country Coast_Range Rockies Central_America French_and_Indian_War canyon plantation plainsman continental_divide
2. [ noun ] the nations of the North American continent collectively
Related terms: collection American
Similar spelling:   North_American