Paramaribo

[ par-uh-mar-uh-boh ]
/ ˌpær əˈmær əˌboʊ /
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noun

a seaport in and the capital of Suriname, in NE South America.

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Suriname

[ soo r-uh-nahm, -nam; Dutch sy-ree-nah-muh ]
/ ˈsʊər əˌnɑm, -ˌnæm; Dutch ˌsü riˈnɑ mə /

noun

a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 60,230 sq. mi. (155,995 sq. km). Capital: Paramaribo.
Also Su·ri·nam [soo r-uh-nahm, -nam] /ˈsʊər əˌnɑm, -ˌnæm/.
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Paramaribo

/ (ˌpærəˈmærɪˌbəʊ, Dutch paːraːˈmaːriːboː) /

noun

the capital and chief port of Surinam, 27 km (17 miles) from the Atlantic on the Surinam River: the only large town in the country. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)
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