Corantijn


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Co·ran·tijn

 (kôr′ən-tīn′)
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Corantijn

(ˈkɔranˌtɛjn)
n
(Placename) the Dutch name of Courantyne
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The offshore Guyana Shield is believed to hold highly promising quantities of both natural gas and petroleum (although the discovery of petroleum has exacerbated political tensions with neighboring Guyana and has threatened to provoke a long-simmering border dispute along the Corantijn River, which divides tile countries and extends out into the Atlantic Ocean).