Guyana

geographical name
Guy·​ana | \ gī-ˈa-nə How to pronounce Guyana (audio) \
variants: or formerly British Guiana

Definition of Guyana

country in northern South America on the Atlantic coast; a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations since 1970 capital Georgetown area 83,000 square miles (214,969 square kilometers), population 740,700

Other Words from Guyana

Guyanese \ ˌgī-​ə-​ˈnēz How to pronounce Guyanese (audio) , -​ˈnēs \ adjective or noun

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“Guyana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Guyana. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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