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Guyana

Guy·a·na

 (gī-ăn′ə, -ä′nə) Formerly British Gui·a·na (gē-ăn′ə, -ä′nə, gī-)
A country of northeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean. The region of Guiana was settled in the early 1600s by the Dutch, who competed with the British and the French over the next two centuries for control of the coast. Awarded the western portion of Guiana in 1815, Great Britain established (1831) the colony of British Guiana, which gained its independence as Guyana in 1966. Georgetown is the capital and the largest city.

Guy′a·nese′ (-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.

Guyana

(ɡaɪˈænə)
n
(Placename) a republic in NE South America, on the Atlantic: colonized chiefly by the Dutch in the 17th and 18th centuries; became a British colony in 1831 and an independent republic within the Commonwealth in 1966. Official language: English. Religions: Christian and Hindu. Currency: dollar. Capital: Georgetown. Pop: 739 903 (2013 est). Area: about 215 000 sq km (83 000 sq miles). Former name (until 1966): British Guiana

Guy•a•na

(gaɪˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə)

n.
an independent republic on the NE coast of South America: a former British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 705,156; 82,978 sq. mi. (214,913 sq. km). Cap.: Georgetown. Formerly, British Guiana.
Guy`a•nese′ (-əˈniz, -ˈnis) n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guyana - a republic in northeastern South AmericaGuyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
British Empire - a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana; British West Africa, British East Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand; "the sun never sets on the British Empire"
Guiana - a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam
Stabroek, Georgetown - port city and the capital and largest city of Guyana; "the city was called Stabroek by the Dutch but was renamed Georgetown by the British in 1812"
Demerara - a former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana
Demerara - a river in northern Guyana that flows northward into the Atlantic
Guyanese - a native or inhabitant of Guyana
Translations
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Gvajana
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ガイアナ
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GüyanGuyana
nước Guyana

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