[mez-oh-uh-mer-i-kuh, mes-, mee-zoh-, -soh-] /ˌmɛz oʊ əˈmɛr ɪ kə, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zoʊ-, -soʊ-/

Anthropology, Archaeology. the area extending approximately from central Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua in which diverse pre-Columbian civilizations flourished.
(loosely) .
another name for Central America

1948, from meso- + America.


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