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Gui·an·a(gē-ăn′ə, -ä′nə, gī-)
A region of northeast South America including southeast Venezuela, part of northern Brazil, and French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana.
Guiana(ɡaɪˈænə; ɡɪˈɑːnə) or
(Placename) a region of NE South America, including Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana, and the Guiana Highlands (largely in SE Venezuela and partly in N Brazil). Area: about 1 787 000 sq km (690 000 sq miles)
Gui•an•a(giˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, gaɪˈæn ə)
1. a vast tropical region in NE South America, bounded by the Orinoco, Negro, and Amazon rivers and the Atlantic.
2. the coastal portion of this region, which includes Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname.
Gui•an′an, Gui`a•nese′ (-əˈniz, -ˈnis) adj., n., pl. -nese.
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|Noun||1.||Guiana - a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam|
British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
Dutch Guiana, Netherlands Guiana, Republic of Suriname, Surinam, Suriname - a republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1975
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama