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Other definitions for guinea (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM GuineaGuin·e·an, adjective, noun
How to use guinea in a sentence
We are, essentially, an army of guinea pigs millions strong.
Guinea, with 25 percent, recorded the lowest adult literacy rate in the world at that time.
In Guinea, just 42 percent of the population aged 15-24 can both read and write a “short simple statement” in their everyday life.
Neighboring Guinea and Liberia, said WHO, were presenting evidence of a decrease in cases.
“We know the outbreak is still flaming strongly in western Sierra Leone and some parts of the interior of Guinea,” said Nabarro.
The flute-player informed him that he generally charged two guineas for the first month, and one guinea for the second.
In the tenth week the bacillus present when in pure culture killed a guinea-pig in thirty-six hours.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
It is the same with the Guinea hog, which has greatly multiplied in America, after being brought thither from Africa.
Others thought they existed on the western coasts of Africa, because they have sometimes been transported from Brasil into Guinea.
He is there much larger and stronger than in Guinea, or in the other western parts of Africa.
British Dictionary definitions for guinea (1 of 2)
- a British gold coin taken out of circulation in 1813, worth 21 shillings
- the sum of 21 shillings (£1.05), still used in some contexts, as in quoting professional fees
Word Origin for guinea
British Dictionary definitions for guinea (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for guinea
Republic in west Africa, bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali to the north; Ivory Coast to the east; Liberia to the south; and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Its capital and largest city is Conarky.