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Guianese

[gee-uh-neez, -nees, gahy-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the region of Guiana, its inhabitants, or their language.
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noun, plural Gui·a·nese.
  1. an inhabitant or native of Guiana.
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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
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Historical Examples

  • In flora and fauna French Guiana resembles the rest of the Guianese region.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6

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British Dictionary definitions for guianese

Guianese

Guianan (ɡaɪˈænən, ɡɪˈɑːnən)

adjective
  1. of or relating to the South American region of Guiana or its inhabitants
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Guiana
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