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A country of northern South America on the Caribbean Sea. Inhabited by a variety of Arawakan and other peoples, the region was visited by Columbus in 1498 and colonized by Spain beginning in the 1520s, eventually becoming part of the viceroyalty of New Granada. Venezuela won independence in 1821 in federation with Colombia and Ecuador and broke away to form a separate country in 1830. Caracas is the capital and the largest city.
Ven′e·zue′lan adj. & n.
1. (Placename) of or relating to Venezuela or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Venezuela or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Venezuela
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|Noun||1.||Venezuelan - a native or inhabitant of Venezuela|
Republic of Venezuela, Venezuela - a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil
South American - a native or inhabitant of South America
|Adj.||1.||Venezuelan - of or relating to or characteristic of Venezuela or its people; "Venezuelan oil"|
người Venezuelathuộc nước/người/tiếng Venezuela
A. ADJ → venezolano
B. N → venezolano/a m/f