from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Suriname, on the Suriname River near its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean. Settled by the British from Barbados in the 1630s, it came under Dutch rule in 1815. Population: 220,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Suriname.
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- n. the capital and largest city and major port of Surinam
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The capital and largest city is Paramaribo, which is situated on the Suriname River. continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
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The Central Suriname Nature Reserve (CSNR) is a World Heritage Site located in central Suriname, 200 kilometers (km) south west of Paramaribo, in the District of Sipaliwini.
The Paramaribo swamp forests, which cover about 8% of Suriname's land area, are characterized by the fact that they grow on almost permanently inundated soils.
We pull into Paramaribo at sundown and the driver starts dropping people off.
In Paramaribo, I had my best hotel of the trip, with free internet, air conditioning, and good coffee.
Paramaribo is a sleepy place, but it was my favorite stop of the time in South America on this trip.
After arriving in Paramaribo, Suriname on a long overland journey from Guyana, I was tired.
Of course, I'll already be in Suriname by then, since the border shack is several blocks inland -- but the point is, then I would be denied "entry" into the country and have a problem leaving from the airport back in Paramaribo the next day.
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