Definition of Mercosur in English:

Mercosur

proper noun

  • A customs union between Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, which came into effect in January 1995. Bolivia and Chile joined as associate members in 1996.

Origin

From elements of South American Spanish mercado común del cono sur Southern Cone Common Market or mercado común del sur Southern Common Market.

Pronunciation:

Mercosur

/ˈməːkəʊsuːə/