Venezuela

(redirected from Venzuela)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
click for a larger image
Venezuela

Ven·e·zue·la

 (vĕn′ə-zwā′lə)
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.

Venezuela

(ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlə)
n
1. (Placename) a republic in South America, on the Caribbean: colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century; independence from Spain declared in 1811 and won in 1819 after a war led by Simón Bolívar. It contains Lake Maracaibo and the northernmost chains of the Andes in the northwest, the Orinoco basin in the central part, and the Guiana Highlands in the south. Exports: petroleum, iron ore, and coffee. Official language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: bolívar. Capital: Caracas. Pop: 28 459 085 (2013 est). Area: 912 050 sq km (352 142 sq miles). Official name: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
2. (Placename) Gulf of Venezuela an inlet of the Caribbean in NW Venezuela: continues south as Lake Maracaibo

Ven•e•zue•la

(ˌvɛn əˈzweɪ lə, -ˈzwi-)

n.
1. a republic in N South America. 23,203,466; 352,143 sq. mi. (912,050 sq. km). Cap.: Caracas.
2. Gulf of, a gulf on the NW coast of Venezuela.
Ven`e•zue′lan, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Venezuela - a republic in northern South America on the CaribbeanVenezuela - a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil
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
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
capital of Venezuela, Caracas - the capital and largest city of Venezuela
Ciudad Bolivar - a port in eastern Venezuela on the Orinoco river
Cumana - a port city in northeastern Venezuela on the Caribbean Sea; founded in 1523, it is the oldest European settlement in South America
Maracaibo - a port city in northwestern Venezuela; a major oil center
Maracay - a city in north central Venezuela; cattle center
Valencia - an industrial city in northern Venezuela
Angel Falls, Angel - the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
Arauca - a river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela
Cuquenan, Cuquenan Falls, Kukenaam, Kukenaam Falls - a famous waterfall in Venezuela
Orinoco, Orinoco River - a South American river 1,500 miles long; flows into the South Atlantic
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Venezuelan - a native or inhabitant of Venezuela
Translations
Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela
Venecuela
ベネズエラ
베네수엘라
Venezuela
ประเทศเวเนซุเอลา
nước Venezuela

Venezuela

[ˌveneˈzweɪlə] NVenezuela f

Venezuela

[ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlə] nVenezuela m

Venezuela

nVenezuela nt

Venezuela

[ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlə] nVenezuela m

Venezuela

فَنِزْوَيْلا Venezuela Venezuela Venezuela Βενεζουέλα Venezuela Venezuela Venezuela Venecuela Venezuela ベネズエラ 베네수엘라 Venezuela Venezuela Wenezuela Venezuela Венесуэла Venezuela ประเทศเวเนซุเอลา Venezuela nước Venezuela 委内瑞拉
References in periodicals archive ?
216tn barrels, with Venzuela, Saudi Arabia, and Iran the top three countries in term of reserves with 302bn barrels, 266bn barrels, and 157bn barrels respectively.
VENZUELA IS A DICTATORSHIP: "This is an academic debate that has been going on for years, with some describing Venezuela as a 'modern dictatorship' or 'hybrid regime.
No obstante mencionan "solo Salvador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Republica Dominicana y Venzuela, contemplan de manera especifica en su texto constitucional, la inclusion de estos ninos y ninas mas alla de la simple integracion".
y exclusivamente a especies que prosperan en la zona andina de Colombia, Venzuela, norte de Ecuador y las planices costeras del Caribe en Panama y Costa Rica.
The Security Council voted 14 in favor to the resolution, with one abstention from Venzuela.
APPLICATIONS OF COLLABORATIVE FEDERALISM IN PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY IN VENZUELA
Cebus albifrons and Cebus olivaceus in Venzuela are genetically related species and have many similarities, suggesting that they have common ancestors.
THIRD-PLACE play-off matches always run the risk of being an anti-climax for the competing parties but there should be a genuine desire for Peru and Venzuela to sign of their impressive Copa America campaigns in style when they go head-to-head at the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata tonight.
1) Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and Venzuela
Stan James rate Mano Menezes' troops at 2/5 to run out Group B winners and kicking off their campaign against unfancied Venzuela, Brazil are 4/7 (Sportingbet) to prevail by at least two clear goals.