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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
Guyana
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GuyanaGuyane
Gvajana
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ガイアナ
가이아나
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ประเทศกายอานา
GüyanGuyana
nước Guyana

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The Company will, through its wholly owned subsidiary Grand Canal Industrial Estates, also begin civil works in 2019 on its Deep Water Port at Crab Island in the Berbice River so that it can stage its exploration wells in 2020 from its Deep Water Port.
Grounded in the nineteenth-century British colony of Berbice, one of the Atlantic world's best-documented societies of the enslaved and the last frontier of slavery in the British Caribbean, the author argues that the central problem for most enslaved people was not how to resist or escape slavery, but simply how to stay alive.
From the exemplary investigative research (in Part One) to the translated "Voyages to River Berbice ...," the controversial "Voyage to Surinam ...," and the complete 1695 Dutch text of "Amerikaansche Voyagien Naar Rio de Berbice en Surname" (in Part Two), this book stands as a massive offering to the scholarship of the region.
Others say that Berbice, a comparatively undeveloped region in Eastern Guyana, is more suitable for development - given its lower levels of sedimentation, and the fact that the port could be purpose built for oil and gas tankers.
More recently, in her essay "Dodging Rebellion: Politics and Gender in the Berbice Slave Uprising of 1763," (American Historical Review, February 2016), Marjoleine Kars has examined slave rebels in Dutch Guyana and discovered that large portions of the slave population "struggled to dodge all combatants, whether the Dutch, their Amerindian allies, or the rebels." Far from challenging the legitimacy of slavery as an institution, Marques's and Kars's insurgents were simply looking out for their own interests, and were perfectly willing to cut deals with whites, whether those deals helped any other slaves or not.
berbicensis, the sole representative of freshwater corallanids, originally described in 1918 by Boone in the zooplankton from Berbice river (British Guiana), parasitized all the hosts analyzed in current study.
Development at Kurubuka-22 began in 2013 with the construction of the mine, infrastructure development, building of access roads, barge loading facilities at the Berbice River and a plant that allows maintenance of a full production cycle from mining to dry bauxite barge loading.
Swaving was an officer with the sea force, a plantation owner in Berbice (now Guyana), a soldier in the us Army, in Napoleon's army in 1814, changed to the new Netherlands Army, and to avoid another court case, he fled from the Netherlands in 1825.
The intermediate savannah, a 2000-square-mile area south of the Berbice coastal plain, offers somewhat more hope for large scale agriculture (Adamson 1972).
All interviewees were at least seventy-five years old and lived and experienced plantation life in the county of Berbice, Guyana.