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 (so͝o′rə-nä′mə) Formerly (1948-1978) Su·ri·nam (so͝or′ə-năm′, -näm′)
A country of northeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean. First colonized by the British, the region was ceded to the Netherlands as Dutch Guiana in 1667. It received limited autonomy in 1954 and achieved full independence in 1975. Paramaribo is the capital and the largest city.

Su′ri·na·mese′ (-nä-mēz′, -mēs′) adj. & n.
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A. ADJsurinamés
B. Nsurinamés/esa m/f
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In a study by Dekker et al.22 Conducted on ethnic groups, 508 patients from the Netherlands, 597 African Surinamese patients, and 339 South Asian Surinamese patients aged between 35 and 60 years were evaluated.
Becker, Amsterdamborn but of Surinamese descent, cracked in five goals in 10 games for the mid-table team in a final flurry.
His Majesty King Hamad sent a cable of congratulations to Surinamese President Desi Bouterse on his country's National Day.
Surinamese striking star Sergio "Samurai" Wielzen is hoping to do much better in his second foray into the heavily-acclaimed ONE Super Series.
President Kovind said that his Surinamese counterpart Bouterse has supported India's aspiration to be a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
Some Surinamese parents subject their daughters to sex trafficking.
In a factory in the Surinamese capital of Paramaribo, screeching saws cut through trunks of tropical wood, while sacks of sawdust are piled up outside.
Their topics include the interaction of components in a functional discourse grammar account of grammaticalization, modality and aspect marking in Surinamese Javanese: grammaticalization and contact-induced change, the grammaticalization of modality and evidentiality in Tundra Nenets, grammaticalization as morphosyntax and representation: mood from tense markers in the Old Irish and Romance condition, and the grammaticalization of Dutch moeten: modal and post-modal meanings.
After two years of preparation, Trustbank Amanah is ready to serve Surinamese society in Islamic financing.
Ludwick agreed to give out details about Holloway's death after an informant working with Ward recorded him saying that Van der Sloot paid him $1,500 to dig up Holloway's body. Three people are believed to have played a part in her disappearance - Dutchman Van der Sloot and two Surinamese brothers, Deepak and Satish Kalpoe.
Central in her book is the question of why he has succeeded in being elected as president despite his controversial past and why it is so difficult for the Dutch government to accept that Bouterse is a Surinamese reality.