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(Placename) the former name of Surinam
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Su•ri•na•me(ˌsʊər əˈnɑ mə)
also Su•ri•nam(ˈsʊər əˌnɑm, -ˌnæm)
a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 431,156; 63,251 sq. mi. (163,820 sq. km). Cap.: Paramaribo.Formerly, Dutch Guiana, Netherlands Guiana.
Su`ri•na•mese′ (-nəˈmiz, -ˈmis) n., pl. -mese, adj.
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|Noun||1.||Dutch Guiana - 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
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