[ gahy-an-uh, -ah-nuh ]
/ gaɪˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə /
an independent republic on the NE coast of South America: a former British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 82,978 sq. mi. (214,913 sq. km). Capital: Georgetown.
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Formerly British Guiana.
OTHER WORDS FROM GuyanaGuy·a·nese [gahy-uh-neez, -nees] /ˌgaɪ əˈniz, -ˈnis/, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for guyanese (1 of 2)
/ (ˌɡaɪəˈniːz) /
of or relating to Guyana or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Guyana
British Dictionary definitions for guyanese (2 of 2)
/ (ɡaɪˈænə) /
a republic in NE South America, on the Atlantic: colonized chiefly by the Dutch in the 17th and 18th centuries; became a British colony in 1831 and an independent republic within the Commonwealth in 1966. Official language: English. Religions: Christian and Hindu. Currency: dollar. Capital: Georgetown. Pop: 739 903 (2013 est). Area: about 215 000 sq km (83 000 sq miles)Former name (until 1966): British Guiana
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