panamericanism

Pan-Americanism

[pan-uh-mer-i-kuh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the countries of North, Central, and South America.
2.
a movement for or the idea or advocacy of close economic, cultural, and military cooperation among the Pan-American countries.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; Pan-american + -ism

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