Suriname

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geographical name Su·ri·na·me \ˌsu̇r-ə-ˈnä-mə\
variants: or chiefly formerly

Surinam

play \ˈsu̇r-ə-ˌnäm, -ˌnam\

Definition of Suriname

  1. 1 or formerly Dutch Guiana or Netherlands Guiana country in northern South America bordering on the Atlantic between Guyana and French Guiana; capital Paramaribo area 63,251 square miles (163,820 square kilometers), population 541,638 Now a republic, Suriname was until 1975 a territory of the Netherlands.

  2. 2 river in northern Suriname flowing north into the Atlantic

Surinamer

play \ˈsu̇r-ə-ˌnä-mər, ˌsu̇r-ə-ˈnä-\ noun

Surinamese

play \ˌsu̇r-ə-nə-ˈmēz, -ˈmēs\ adjective or noun

SURINAME Defined for English Language Learners

Suriname

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geographical name

Definition of Suriname for English Language Learners

  • : country in South America



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