the term often used to refer to all countries south of the United States. This term refers most specifically to those people of Latin European heritage, predominantly those descended from the Spanish or Portuguese. There are many people in this geographic area who have no "Latin" blood, including many indigenous people and others whose ancestry is tied to such places as the United Kingdom, Africa, India, China or Japan. Despite the diverse cultural makeup of this part of the world, it is still commonly referred to as "Latin" America.
the parts of North and South America south of the United States where Romance languages are spoken
(English) The modern Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking nations of the western hemisphere.
A geographic and cultural region comprised of 18 Spanish-speaking countries, Brazil, and Haiti, or generally the areas which Spain and Portugal colonized in the Americas.
The countries of Central and South America (including Mexico, but excluding the Caribbean countries).
a large region of the Western Hemisphere that includes Mexico and the countries of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean islands.
Latin America (Portuguese/Spanish: AmÃ©rica Latina) (French: AmÃ©rique Latine) is the region of the Americas where Romance languages â€” those derived from Latin, namely Spanish, Portuguese and French â€” are officially or primarily spoken. Latin America is distinct from Anglo-America, a region of the Americas where English is spoken.