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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.

Guyanese

(ˌɡaɪəˈniːz) or

Guyanan

adj
(Placename) of or relating to Guyana or its inhabitants
adj
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Guyana
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Guyana
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guyanese - a native or inhabitant of Guyana
British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
South American - a native or inhabitant of South America
Adj.1.Guyanese - of or relating to or characteristic of Guyana or its inhabitants; "the Guyanese capital"
Translations

Guyanese

[ˌgaɪəˈniːz]
A. ADJguyanés
B. Nguyanés/esa m/f

Guyanese

nGuayaner(in) m(f)
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Seventeen years ago, an African Guyanese citizen, Franz Britton, aka Collie Wills, was kidnapped and presumed murdered by Guyana's Black Clothes police death squad.
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