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  • proper n. Overseas department of France in South America. Official name: Department of French Guiana.

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Examples

  • The full value of the reserves it found in French Guiana equates to just 119 pence a share, on Bernstein's model.

    Cairn's Red Light in Greenland

  • Associated Press An Ariane 5 rocket lifted off in French Guiana with a satellite last year.

    For Satellites, Service on High

  • Investors and analysts had been hoping for an update from Tullow's South American drilling campaign, but Tullow said results from highly prospective Zaedyus deepwater wildcat well in French Guiana are now only expected in September.

    Strong Results Lift Tullow

  • In the mid to late 1990s, the incidence of AIDS in French Guiana was among one of the highest in South America and the Caribbean.

    Grace Aneiza Ali: French Guiana Dancer Yannick Lebrun Finds "Home" In New Alvin Ailey Production Premiering on World AIDS Day

  • She also worked in a pit crawling with eighteen thousand snakes in Manitoba; handled a wild tarantula in French Guiana; and swam with piranhas, electric eels, and dolphins in the Amazon.

    Birdology

  • The tattered straw hat he wore made me think of pictures of convicts taken at the prison colony in French Guiana.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • A 2008 study of a forest in French Guiana found that from 1992 to 2002 vine abundance rose 1.8% while tree abundance dropped by 4.6%.

    latimes.com - News

  • Controllers at the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana plan to ignite the rocket at 07:00 local time 10:00 GMT.

    BBC News - Home

  • The two Galileo satellites were launched by a Russian Soyuz rocket from its new base in French Guiana at 07:30 local time 10:30 GMT; 11:30 BST.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Before arriving in Ukraine, he helped build a launchpad for the European spaceport in French Guiana, a thermoelectric power station in Pakistan and a gas tank in Egypt.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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