Latin-American

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Latin-American of or relating to the countries of Latin America or their people "Latin-American countries","Latin-American music"
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Quotations

  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
    “To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor, and the physical stamina of a cow pony.”

Usage

In literature:

On such plateaus the chief civilization of the tropical Latin-American countries now centers.
"The Red Man's Continent" by Ellsworth Huntington
In this and in some other things Longfellow was more European than American, more Latin than Saxon.
"Literary Friends And Acquaintances" by William Dean Howells
It got involved in the Latin American Debt Crisis - namely, in problems of debt servicing.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
He was a Latin American, Ramon Santos.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
He wanted to know whether Mr. Tanner was right in saying that the Latin-American question was much the same everywhere.
"John Wesley, Jr." by Dan B. Brummitt
The war has had the effect of making the Latin-American countries realize for once the economic importance to them of the United States.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915" by Various
With this as a starting point President Wilson presently formulated an entirely new principle for dealing with Latin-American republics.
"The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I" by Burton J. Hendrick
This would protect both Latin-American allies and Caribbean defense bases of the United States.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
Already France is making every effort to increase her Latin-American trade.
"The War After the War" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
AN AMERICAN ROMANCE OF THE QUARTIER LATIN.
"Bohemian Days" by Geo. Alfred Townsend
They had gotten into a row, as they frequently do in those Latin-American countries, and they were having a revolution.
"Ethics in Service" by William Howard Taft
An alliance with the Latin-American republics was not contemplated.
"Union and Democracy" by Allen Johnson
Neither speaks with any special accent, for the madame, though married to a Latin, is an American woman.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
Sometimes he's a Gestapo Spaniard or even a Gestapo Latin-American.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
Funeral services in this Latin-American capital were not, as a rule, very edifying functions.
"A New Medley of Memories" by David Hunter-Blair
The Latins don't quite understand the beauty of our English and American songs.
"Marjorie Dean College Junior" by Pauline Lester
I have said that Latin American anarchy was restrained by dictatorship.
"The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy" by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
A third institution, the Hamburg Ibero-American League, has been formed in the metropolis of German Latin-American trade.
"South America and the War" by F. A. Kirkpatrick
To know our Latin-Americans as personal friends is to attain a new viewpoint on the whole Pan-American problem.
"Prowling about Panama" by George A. Miller
Early in the nineteenth century Spain was driven out of South America and a series of Latin-American Republics instituted.
"Problems of the Pacific" by Frank Fox
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In news:

The legalization of marijuana use in Colorado and Washington State is putting some Latin American governments in an awkward position.
The Capital of Latin American E-commerce .
FOR many years, Jackson Heights, Queens, was the epicenter of Latin American cuisine in New York.
"I had a breakfast meeting to discuss trade and drugs, but the only thing the other delegates wanted to talk about was the story of the agents and the hookers ," chuckled one Latin American diplomat in the historic city of Cartagena.
'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry' is illuminating .
The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry, edited by Ilan Stavans, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 728 pp.
Daniela's coverage in the Latin American healthcare IT market is syndicated in Healthcare IT News International.
In Latin American culture, the celebration of a girl's Quinceañera, or 15th birthday, marks her transition from childhood to young womanhood.
Latin American middle class grows by 50 percent.
Confronting Iran's Latin American Ambitions.
Obama victory a relief for Latin American left.
Latin American leaders say legalized marijuana in two states changes picture.
The middle class in Latin American and the Caribbean is growing steadily but a fifth remain in poverty.
Latin American leaders call for review of policy after 2 US states vote to legalize marijuana.
Roasted pork is the main dish cooked in many Latin American and Caribbean countries for the holidays.
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In science:

These lecture notes overlap in part with lecture notes I prepared for the Latin American Summer School in Mexico City , where the main emphasis was on the supersymmetric method rather than on applications of RMT to QCD.
QCD, Chiral Random Matrix Theory and Integrability
At millimetric and submillimetric frequency ranges there are the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetric Array) and the LLAMA (Large Latin American Millimetric Array) arrays, which are planned to be operating in Chile in 2015, and in Argentina/Brazil in 2011, respectively.
Cosmic Magnetic Fields: from Stars and Galaxies to the Primordial Universe
Jung, On the critical behavior at the lower phase transition of the contact process, Latin American Jour.
Law of large numbers for non-elliptic random walks in dynamic random environments
Chacon, “Device Log Management Using Orchestration Applications” Proceedings of the Latin American Conference on High Perfomance Computing.
An Approach to Log Management: Prototyping a Design of Agent for Log Harvesting
Avena, R. dos Santos and F. V¨ollering, A transient random walk driven by an exclusion process: regenerations, limit theorems and an Einstein relation, arXiv:1102.1075v2, to appear in Latin American Jour.
Symmetric exclusion as a random environment: hydrodynamic limits
Barton Zwiebach for their collaboration on parts of this work, Irina Aref ’eva for discussions on her work, Caltech for their hospitality, and the organizers of the ICTP Latin-American School and Komaba 2000 Workshop for very enjoyable conferences.
Review of Open Superstring Field Theory
Talk given at the Second Latin American Symposium on High Energy Physics, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April  .
b Physics
Bott, Lectures on characteristic classes and foliations, Lectures on algebraic and differential topology (Second Latin American School in Math., Mexico City, 1971), Springer, Berlin, 1972, Notes by Lawrence Conlon, with two appendices by J.
Witten's formulas for intersection pairings on moduli spaces of flat $G$-bundles
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