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Honduras

Hon·du·ras

 (hŏn-do͝or′əs, -dyo͝or′-)
A country of northern Central America. Originally inhabited by a Mayan civilization, Honduras was colonized by the Spanish in the early 1500s and gained its independence along with Mexico in 1821. Part of a short-lived confederation of Central American states, Honduras became a separate republic in 1838. Tegucigalpa is the capital and the largest city.

Hon·du′ran adj. & n.
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Honduras

(hɒnˈdjʊərəs)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in Central America: an early centre of Mayan civilization; colonized by the Spanish from 1524 onwards; gained independence in 1821. Official language: Spanish; English is also widely spoken. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: lempira. Capital: Tegucigalpa. Pop: 8 448 465 (2013 est). Area: 112 088 sq km (43 277 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Gulf of Honduras an inlet of the Caribbean, on the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize
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Hon•du•ras

(hɒnˈdʊər əs, -ˈdyʊər-)

n.
1. a republic in NE Central America. 5,997,327; 43,277 sq. mi. (112,087 sq. km). Cap.: Tegucigalpa.
2. Gulf of, an arm of the Caribbean Sea, bordered by Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Hon•du′ran, adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Honduras - a republic in Central AmericaHonduras - a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture
Moranzanist Patriotic Front - a terrorist group of radical leftists formed in the late 1980s; seeks to prevent the United States from intervening in Honduran economic and political affairs
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
Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa - the capital and largest city of Honduras
San Pedro Sula - industrial city in northwestern Honduras
Honduran - a native or inhabitant of Honduras
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Translations
Honduras
Honduras
Honduro
Honduras
Honduras
Honduras
ホンジュラス
온두라스
Honduras
Honduras
ประเทศฮอนดูรัส
nước Honduras

Honduras

[hɒnˈdjuərəs] NHonduras f
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Honduras

[hɒnˈdjʊərəs] nHonduras m
in Honduras → au Honduras
to Honduras → au Honduras
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Honduras

nHonduras nt
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Honduras

[hɒnˈdjʊərəs] nHonduras m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Honduras

هِندُورَاس Honduras Honduras Honduras Ονδούρα Honduras Honduras Honduras Honduras Honduras ホンジュラス 온두라스 Honduras Honduras Honduras Honduras Гондурас Honduras ประเทศฮอนดูรัส Honduras nước Honduras 洪都拉斯
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Since then, the president's office said, more than 40 Hondurans have been extradited and others have negotiated plea deals with US officials in exchange for information.
Nielsen announced Friday the termination of the program that has protected about 57,000 Hondurans in the US from deportation since 1999.
The Department of Homeland Security said it will end the Temporary Protective Status designation for Hondurans. The designation means those who were eligible for the program will have to prepare to return to the Central American country that human rights groups consider one of the most dangerous in the Americas.
Two days before the PN held its primary election, Hernandez spoke to the nation on radio and television, telling Hondurans that "to go after, capture, and punish the actors involved in drug trafficking, assets laundering, corruption, extortion, and extraditing several of those individuals when applicable is a show of political will and institutional strengthening."
This project is said to create over 7000 jobs for Hondurans, while lowering costs for travelers.
Although the embassy helped craft the grant proposal, The Mentoring Choice is a homegrown initiative that was recently recognized by fellow Hondurans in a national innovation competition.
According to the report, Hondurans spoke about CAFTA, the free trade agreement signed between Central America and the United States in 2005.
Protected Status (TPS) for eligible Hondurans, allowing some immigrants
After meeting the Honduran free cities team run by Sanchez, and after some initial collaborative meetings with one another, Friedman and Strong each launched his own company seeking partnership with the Hondurans.
According to a 2011 United Nations Development Program survey, 66 percent of Hondurans identified drug consumption as the primary security problem at the neighborhood level.
I'm climbing a mountain of mud, exhausted, caked in dirt, and forging the occasional river, forcing myself to remember that I am struggling to do what many Hondurans do nearly every day.