Guatemala

geographical name
Gua·​te·​ma·​la | \ ˌgwä-tə-ˈmä-lə How to pronounce Guatemala (audio) , -tā-ˈmä-lä \

Definition of Guatemala

1 country in Central America south of Mexico bordering on the Pacific and the Caribbean Sea; a republic area 42,042 square miles (108,889 square kilometers), population 16,581,000
2 or Guatemala City city and capital of Guatemala population 942,348

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Guatemalan \ ˌgwä-​tə-​ˈmä-​lən How to pronounce Guatemalan (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Guatemala.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Guatemala. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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