As a proper noun americas
As a noun nephite is
(mormonism) a member of the group of descendants of son (nephi
) who supposedly lived in the americas from around 600 bc until 385 ad when the lamanites wiped them out.
North America and South America taken together (usually the Americas ).
* New World
(Mormonism) A member of the group of descendants of son (Nephi) who supposedly lived in the Americas from around 600 BC until 385 AD when the Lamanites wiped them out.
* , title=(Book of Mormon) , section=
, passage=For behold, I shall speak unto the Jews and they shall write it; and I shall also speak unto the Nephites
and they shall write it}}