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  • proper n. A former name of Suriname.

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  • n. a republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1975

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Examples

  • Matzeliger was born in Dutch Guiana, South America, of a Dutch father and a Negro mother.

    World’s Great Men of Color

  • Curacco, what we now call Dutch Guiana, in South America.

    Colonial Children

  • As of that day, Dutch Guiana was under American protection.

    Sealing Their Fate

  • Surinameconventional long form: Republic of Suriname conventional short form: Suriname local long form: Republiek Suriname local short form: Suriname former: Netherlands Guiana, Dutch Guiana

    Country name

  • Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 89.6% male: 92% female: 87.2% (2004 census) GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: Republic of Suriname conventional short form: Suriname local long form: Republiek Suriname local short form: Suriname former: Netherlands Guiana, Dutch Guiana

    Suriname

  • There are mountains, flowers, wine, and guitars, if not Gypsies, and because that country used to be Dutch Guiana, the people speak Dutch.

    Discovering the Dutch Mountains

  • British or Dutch Guiana, would be reached; and so on, and on, by slow or swift stages, with little to eat perhaps, with much labour and pain, in hot sun and in storm, to the Atlantic at last, and towns inhabited by Christian men.

    Green Mansions

  • We are now 800 miles from the coast of Paramaribo, the nearest portion of Dutch Guiana, and in ten or twelve days, if the weather should be favourable, I believe we could reach the shore.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • The U.S. sent forces to occupy Dutch Guiana, to protect the resources and prevent possible activities by agents of the Axis powers.

    1941, Feb. 1

  • By her lines she was identified as Dutch-built, which was understandable as Paramaribo and Dutch Guiana are very close to Cayenne.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

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