Definition of Suriname
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 river in northern Suriname flowing north into the Atlantic
Surinamerplay \ˈsu̇r-ə-ˌnä-mər, ˌsu̇r-ə-ˈnä-\ noun
Surinameseplay \ˌsu̇r-ə-nə-ˈmēz, -ˈmēs\ adjective or noun
SURINAME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Suriname for English Language Learners
: country in South America
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