Mesoamerica

Mesoamerica
Mesoamerican, adj., n.
/mez'oh euh mer"i keuh, mes'-, mee'zoh-, -soh-/, n.
1. Anthropol., Archaeol. the area extending approximately from central Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua in which diverse pre-Columbian civilizations flourished.
2. (loosely) Central America.
Also, Meso-America.
[MESO- + AMERICA]

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