Surinam


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Surinam

(ˌsʊərɪˈnæm) or

Suriname

n
(Placename) a republic in NE South America, on the Atlantic: became a self-governing part of the Netherlands in 1954 and fully independent in 1975. Official languages: Dutch; English is also widely spoken. Religion: Hindu, Christian, and Muslim. Currency: guilder. Capital: Paramaribo. Pop: 566 846 (2013 est). Area: 163 820 sq km (63 251 sq miles). Former names: Dutch Guiana or Netherlands Guiana
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Surinam - a republic in northeastern South America on the AtlanticSurinam - a republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1975
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Guiana - a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam
capital of Suriname, Paramaribo - the capital and largest city and major port of Surinam
Surinam River, Suriname River - a river in Suriname that flows northward to the Atlantic
Translations

Surinam

[ˌsʊərɪˈnæm] NSurinam m

Surinam

, Suriname
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Illustrated throughout with color reproductions of Merian's beautiful engravings and watercolors of butterflies, A Butterfly Journey tells of Merian's life in Germany and the Netherlands, her trip to the Dutch colony of Surinam, her work as an advocate for Surinam's slave laborers, and her studies of the anatomy and life cycle of the butterfly.
This text examines the close historical and linguistic relationship between the languages of Surinam in the Caribbean and Benin in West-Africa.
Dad Dean, 44, is the coach of the Surinam national team.