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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region of northeast South America including southeast Venezuela, part of northern Brazil, and French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A geological region in the north of South America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam

Etymologies

From the local language, meaning “land of many waters”. (Wiktionary)

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