North America meaning

WNorth America
  • North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
  • North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 16.5% of the earth's land area and about 4.8% of its total surface.
  • The first people to live in North America were Paleoindians who began to arrive during the last glacial period by crossing the Bering land bridge.
North America
North America

    Definition of North America in English Dictionary

  • Proper nounPREnor-SUF-ica
    1. The continent that is the northern part of the Americas; that part east of the Pacific Ocean, west of the Atlantic Ocean, north of South America and south of the Arctic Ocean.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The United States of North America in Congress Assembled [ …] have appointed the honble. John Adams [ …] to be their Minister Plenipotentiary
        • ore the child is born, the pregnant woman’s water breaks. ‎ ( North America )
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The Ordovician hardgrounds and their bioerosional trace fossils are best known in North America.
        • Zebra mussels are causing significant problems as an invasive species in North America.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Proper nouns
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      1. en North American
      2. en North Americans
      3. en North American Indian
      4. en North American Indians
      5. en North American porcupine
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of North America for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "North America" is a noun, more specifically, a proper noun.
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