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Uruguay

U·ru·guay

 (yo͝or′ə-gwī′, -gwā′, o͞o′ro͞o-gwī′)
A country of southeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean and the Río de la Plata. Originally inhabited by various indigenous peoples, the area was colonized in the 1600s by the Spanish and Portuguese, with Spain establishing sole dominance after 1724. Uruguay declared independence from Spain in 1810 and from Argentina in 1814, struggling against Brazilian occupation to achieve full independence in 1828. Montevideo is the capital and the largest city.

U′ru·guay′an adj. & n.
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Uruguay

(ˈjʊərəˌɡwaɪ)
n
(Placename) a republic in South America, on the Atlantic: Spanish colonization began in 1624, followed by Portuguese settlement in 1680; revolted against Spanish rule in 1820 but was annexed by the Portuguese to Brazil; gained independence in 1825. It consists mainly of rolling grassy plains, low hills, and plateaus. Official language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: peso. Capital: Montevideo. Pop: 3 324 460 (2013 est). Area: 176 215 sq km (68 037 sq miles)
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U•ru•guay

(ˈyʊər əˌgweɪ, -ˌgwaɪ, ˈʊər-)

n.
1. a republic in SE South America. 3,308,523; 68,037 sq. mi. (176,215 sq. km). Cap.: Montevideo.
2. a river in SE South America, flowing from S Brazil into the Río de la Plata. 981 mi. (1580 km) long.
U`ru•guay′an, adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Uruguay - a South American republic on the southeast coast of South AmericaUruguay - a South American republic on the southeast coast of South America; achieved independence from Brazil in 1825
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
capital of Uruguay, Montevideo - the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America
La Plata, Plata River, Rio de la Plata - an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Uruguayan - a native or inhabitant of Uruguay
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Translations
Uruguay
Uruguay
Uruguay
Urugvaj
ウルグアイ
우루과이
Uruguay
ประเทศอุรุกวัย
nước Uruguay

Uruguay

[ˈjʊərəgwaɪ] NUruguay m
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Uruguay

[ˈjʊərəgwaɪ] nUruguay m
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Uruguay

nUruguay nt
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Uruguay

[ˈjʊərəˌgwaɪ] nl'Uruguay m
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Uruguay

أُورُوجَوْاي Uruguay Uruguay Uruguay Ουρουγουάη Uruguay Uruguay Uruguay Urugvaj Uruguay ウルグアイ 우루과이 Uruguay Uruguay Urugwaj Uruguai Уругвай Uruguay ประเทศอุรุกวัย Uruguay nước Uruguay 乌拉圭
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References in periodicals archive ?
Esses aparecem de maneira comparativa entre paises e ganha destaque a secao Entrevista que apresenta a experiencia de construcao do Sistema Nacional Integrado de Cuidados do Uruguai, modelo que vem crescentemente sendo estudado como uma inovadora experiencia de construcao de politicas sociais relacionadas as familias.
Ficaram evidenciados alguns picos acima de 18,8[degrees]C associados a estas regioes, principalmente no extremo norte da Planicie Litoranea, na Depressao Central e no Vale do Rio Uruguai. Por outro lado, menores valores foram observados no extremo nordeste do estado dentro da regiao do Planalto Meridional, nos municipios de Sao Jose dos Ausentes e Cambara do Sul, onde ocorrem as maiores altitudes.
Pela proximidade geografica com a Argentina e o Uruguai, a cultura portoalegrense tem muito em comum com a dos paises do Rio da Prata.
Nesse cenario estao as hidreletricas construidas na bacia do Rio Uruguai, localizadas no sul do Brasil.
Outro fato destacavel foi estabelecido pela selecao da Tunisia, eliminada ainda na primeira fase, mas que obteve uma media de 1,67 gols em tres partidas, ficando a frente de selecoes que chegaram a fase eliminatoria como Brasil (1,6), Argentina, Colombia, Portugal e Japao (1,5), Uruguai (1,4), Suica (1,25) e Suecia (1,20).
Em contrapartida, das nove microrregioes que fazem fronteira com a Argentina e com o Uruguai, sete apresentaram baixas taxas de incidencia de Sifilis Congenita no periodo de 2001 a 2012.
A secao tematica, imbuida com esse intuito, apresenta a atuacao das mulheres e dos movimentos feministas no Brasil e no Uruguai que questionaram a democracia liberal, a interdicao dos direitos politicos para as mulheres, as condicoes de trabalho, as desigualdades nas relacoes de genero e lutaram pela cidadania feminina.
Neste grupo, estao as estacoes meteorologicas encontradas nas bordas das lagoas do Rio Grande do Sul (Lagoas dos Patos, Mangueira e Mirim), incluindo o extremo sul gaucho e a regiao intermediaria entre a calha do Rio Uruguai, na Fronteira Oeste com a Argentina, e a Serra do Nordeste.
(1-) Bacharel em Educacao Fisica, Universidade Regional Integrada do alto Uruguai e das Missoes (URI), Santo Angelo-RS, Brasil.
Enquanto Paraguai, Chile, Bolivia, Equador e Venezuela tem mais dificuldades para conduzir tais politicas--porque suas economias estao mais expostas ao capital estrangeiro--paises como Brasil, Argentina, Peru e Uruguai sao economias "modestamente abertas", com maior espaco para combater os ciclos com estimulo a demanda agregada (6).