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Guatemala

Gua·te·ma·la

 (gwä′tə-mä′lə)
1. A country of northern Central America. The site of a Mayan civilization dating back to 1500 bc, the area was conquered by Spain in 1524. After independence was achieved (1821), Guatemala joined in a federation of Central American states (1825-1838) before becoming a separate republic in 1839. Guatemala is the capital and the largest city.
2. also Guatemala City The capital and largest city of Guatemala, in the south-central part of the country. Founded on its present site in 1776, it was rebuilt after major earthquakes in 1917 and 1918.

Gua′te·ma′lan adj. & n.
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Guatemala

(ˌɡwɑːtəˈmɑːlə)
n
(Placename) a republic in Central America: original Maya Indians conquered by the Spanish in 1523; became the centre of Spanish administration in Central America; gained independence and was annexed to Mexico in 1821, becoming an independent republic in 1839. Official language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: quetzal and US dollar. Capital: Guatemala City. Pop: 14 373 472 (2013 est). Area: 108 889 sq km (42 042 sq miles)
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Gua•te•ma•la

(ˌgwɑ təˈmɑ lə)

n.
1. a republic in N Central America. 12,335,580; 42,042 sq. mi. (108,889 sq. km).
2. Also called Gua′tema′la Cit′y. the capital of this republic. 1,500,000.
Gua`te•ma′lan, adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guatemala - a republic in Central AmericaGuatemala - a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; noted for low per capita income and illiteracy; politically unstable
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
Central America - the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
capital of Guatemala, Guatemala City - the capital and largest city of Guatemala
Fuego - a volcano in south central Guatemala
Guatemalan - a native or inhabitant of Guatemala
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Translations
Guatemala
Guatemala
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Gvatemala
グアテマラ
과테말라
Guatemala
ประเทศกัวเตมาลา
nước Guatemala

Guatemala

[ˌgwɑːtɪˈmɑːlə] NGuatemala f
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Guatemala

[ˌgwɑːtəˈmɑːlə] nGuatemala m
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Guatemala

nGuatemala nt
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Guatemala

[ˌgwɑːtɪˈmɑːlə] nGuatemala m
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Guatemala

جَواتيمالا Guatemala Guatemala Guatemala Γουατεμάλα Guatemala Guatemala Guatemala Gvatemala Guatemala グアテマラ 과테말라 Guatemala Guatemala Gwatemala Guatemala Гватемала Guatemala ประเทศกัวเตมาลา Guatemala nước Guatemala 危地马拉
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