HyperDic: organization_of_american_states

English > 1 sense of the expression Organization of American States:
NOUNgroupOrganization of American States, OASan association including most countries in the western hemisphere
English > Organization of American States: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural / cultural cooperation.
MembersAntigua and BarbudaA country in the northern Leeward Islands
Argentina, Argentine RepublicA republic in southern South America
Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Bahama Islandsisland country in the Atlantic to the east of Florida and Cuba
Barbadoseasternmost of the West Indies about 300 miles to the north of Venezuela
Bolivia, Republic of BoliviaA landlocked republic in central South America
Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil, BrasilThe largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world
Chile, Republic of ChileA republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
Colombia, Republic of ColombiaA republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
Costa Rica, Republic of Costa RicaA republic in Central America
Cuba, Republic of CubaA communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba
Dominica, Commonwealth of DominicaA country on the island of Dominica
Dominican RepublicA republic in the West Indies
Ecuador, Republic of EcuadorA republic in northwestern South America
El Salvador, Republic of El Salvador, SalvadorA republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
GrenadaAn island state in the West Indies in the southeastern Caribbean Sea
Guatemala, Republic of GuatemalaA republic in Central America
Haiti, Republic of HaitiA republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola
Honduras, Republic of HondurasA republic in Central America
JamaicaA country on the island of Jamaica
Mexico, United Mexican StatesA republic in southern North America
Panama, Republic of PanamaA republic on the Isthmus of Panama
Paraguay, Republic of ParaguayA landlocked republic in south central South America
Peru, Republic of PeruA republic in western South America
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and NevisA country on several of the Leeward Islands
Saint Lucia, St. LuciaA country on the island of Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Vincent and the GrenadinesAn island country in the central Windward Islands
Suriname, Republic of Suriname, Surinam, Dutch Guiana, Netherlands GuianaA republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic
Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and TobagoAn island republic in the West Indies off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
United States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
UruguayA South American republic on the southeast coast of South America
Venezuela, Republic of VenezuelaA republic in northern South America on the Caribbean
Broaderworld organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organizationAn international alliance involving many different countries
SpanishO.E.A., OEA, Organización de Estados Americanos

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