British Guiana love

Definitions

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  • proper noun historical Name for Guyana when it was a British colony.

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

  • noun a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966

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Examples

  • The Kansas-sized country of Guyana, formerly known as British Guiana and the only English-speaking nation in South America, held elections on November 28, 2011, and voted in a new president, Donald Ramotar.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The Kansas-sized country of Guyana, formerly known as British Guiana and the only English-speaking nation in South America, held elections on November 28, 2011, and voted in a new president, Donald Ra...

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Founded as a Dutch colony, it later became a British possession (known as British Guiana); the country achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966.

    Cayman Net News Daily Headlines

  • The history of the Venezuelan-Guyanese territorial dispute can be traced back to the 1900s, when Guyana was known as British Guiana and ruled by the United Kingdom.

    Council on Hemispheric Affairs

  • The next day she managed to get herself on a plane for Georgetown, British Guiana, the first of many stopovers on her circuitous route out east.

    A Covert Affair

  • Consider the farce, meticulously documented in the National Archives, that followed the postcolonial election of Dr Cheddi Jagan and his People's Progressive party in what was then British Guiana, now Guyana.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • The next day she managed to get herself on a plane for Georgetown, British Guiana, the first of many stopovers on her circuitous route out east.

    A Covert Affair

  • Although current rates have declined, the global health community is calling for renewed focus on the Guiana region as a whole, which include neighboring countries Suriname (formerly Dutch Guiana), and Guyana (formerly British Guiana).

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

  • Although current rates have declined, the global health community is calling for renewed focus on the Guiana region as a whole, which include neighboring countries Suriname (formerly Dutch Guiana), and Guyana (formerly British Guiana).

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

  • In between avoiding contact with a “silly little missionary” who wanted to talk about Labrador, and flirting with Ruth Lodge, a twenty-year-old actress who was also aboard the boat, Roald found time to make friends with a crew member from British Guiana called Sam.

    Storyteller

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