from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly Dutch GuianaSuriname A country of northeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean. First colonized by the British, the region was ceded to the Dutch in 1667 and became an autonomous territory of the Netherlands in 1954. Full independence was achieved in 1975. Paramaribo is the capital and the largest city. Population: 471,000.
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- proper n. A country in South America. Official name: Republic 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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