North American

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

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North American
American, North
Noord-Amerikaans Dutch
nord-américaine French
nord-américain French
norteamericano Spanish
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Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central 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, 300134121. The J. Paul Getty Trust.