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British Honduras

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  • proper noun historical The former name of what is now called Belize, used from 1862 to 1981.

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  • noun a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control

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Examples

  • The territory long known as British Honduras was originally part of the Spanish claim, but in the first half of the seventeenth century was settled by English adventurers, mostly of the buccaneering type, without even pretence of legal right.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Belize, once known as the British Honduras, is one of the most perfect sites for ecotourism.

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  • Colonial settlement in Belize (British Honduras), Guyana (British Guiana), Guyane (French Guiana) and Suriname (Dutch Guiana) began with incursions into Spanish territory.

    Cross on Colonial Laws in South and Central America

  • This specimen, 1880, British Honduras took less time.

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  • This particular one said the bird was found in 1880 in British Honduras what is now Belize.

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  • Linus: Well, those clouds up there look to me look like the map of the British Honduras in the Caribbean.

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  • The British and Spanish disputed the region in the 17th and 18th centuries; it formally became the colony of British Honduras in 1854.

    Belize

  • This specimen, 1880, British Honduras took less time.

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  • Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 76.9% male: 76.7% female: 77.1% (2000 census) GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: none conventional short form: Belize former: British Honduras

    Belize

  • The British and Spanish disputed the region in the 17th and 18th centuries; it formally became the colony of British Honduras in 1854.

    Belize

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