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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.

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

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.
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
Translations
Honduras
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Honduro
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ホンジュラス
온두라스
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ประเทศฮอนดูรัส
nước Honduras

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[hɒnˈdjuərəs] NHonduras f

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

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[hɒnˈdjʊərəs] nHonduras m

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