Central American

Cultures of the area of Central America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, Mexico, and South America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America and North America are parts of the same continent.

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17388
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Central American
American, Central
Centraal-Amerikaans Dutch
centroamericano Spanish
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Refers to the cultures of the area of Central America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, Mexico, and South America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America and North America are parts of the same continent.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300107952. The J. Paul Getty Trust.