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Guatemala

Gua·te·ma·la

 (gwä′tə-mä′lə)
1. A country of northern Central America. The site of a Mayan civilization dating back to 1500 bc, the area was conquered by Spain in 1524. After independence was achieved (1821), Guatemala joined in a federation of Central American states (1825-1838) before becoming a separate republic in 1839. Guatemala is the capital and the largest city.
2. also Guatemala City The capital and largest city of Guatemala, in the south-central part of the country. Founded on its present site in 1776, it was rebuilt after major earthquakes in 1917 and 1918.

Gua′te·ma′lan adj. & n.

Guatemalan

(ˌɡwɑːtəˈmɑːlən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Guatemala or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Guatemala
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Guatemala
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guatemalan - a native or inhabitant of GuatemalaGuatemalan - a native or inhabitant of Guatemala
Guatemala, Republic of Guatemala - a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; noted for low per capita income and illiteracy; politically unstable
Central American - a native or inhabitant of Central America
Adj.1.Guatemalan - of or relating to or characteristic of Guatemala or its residents; "Guatemalan coffee"
Translations

Guatemalan

[ˌgwɑːtɪˈmɑːlən]
A. ADJguatemalteco
B. Nguatemalteco/a m/f

Guatemalan

Guatemalan

[ˌgwɑːtɪˈmɑːlən] adj & nguatemalteco/a
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