Uruguay

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geographical name Uru·guay \ˈu̇r-ə-ˌgwī, ˈyu̇r-; ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌgwā; ˌü-rü-ˈgwī\

Definition of Uruguay

  1. 1 river about 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) long in southeastern South America rising in Brazil and flowing into the Río de la Plata

  2. 2 or República Oriental del Uruguay \rā-ˈpü-blē-(ˌ)kä-ˌȯr-ē-ˌen-ˈtäl-thel-\play or formerly Banda Oriental \ˈbän-də-ˌȯr-ē-ˌen-ˈtäl\play country (a republic) in southeastern South America between the lower Uruguay River and the Atlantic; capital Montevideo area 68,039 square miles (176,221 square kilometers), population 3,286,314 — see also 2uruguayan

Uruguayan

play \ˌu̇r-ə-ˈgwī-ən, ˌyu̇r-; ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈgwā-\ adj or noun

URUGUAY Defined for English Language Learners

Uruguay

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geographical name Uru·guay \ˈu̇r-ə-ˌgwī, ˈyu̇r-; ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌgwā; ˌü-rü-ˈgwī\

Definition of Uruguay for English Language Learners

  • : country in South America

  • the Uruguay River : river in South America



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