[gee-uh-neez, -nees, gahy-]


of or relating to the region of Guiana, its inhabitants, or their language.

noun, plural Gui·a·nese.

an inhabitant or native of Guiana.

Also Gui·an·an [gee-an-uh n, -ah-nuh n, gahy-an-uh n] /giˈæn ən, -ˈɑ nən, gaɪˈæn ən/.

Origin of Guianese

First recorded in 1590–1600; Guian(a) + -ese Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for guianese


Guianan (ɡaɪˈænən, ɡɪˈɑːnən)


of or relating to the South American region of Guiana or its inhabitants


a native or inhabitant of Guiana
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