Uruguay

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

Definition of Uruguay

1 river about 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) long in southeastern South America rising in Brazil and flowing into the Río de la Plata
2 or República Oriental del Uruguay play \rā-ˈpü-blē-(ˌ)kä-ˌȯr-ē-ˌen-ˈtäl-t͟hel-\ or formerly Banda Oriental play \ˈbän-də-ˌȯr-ē-ˌen-ˈtäl\ 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

Uruguayan

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


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