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Paramaribo

[ par-uh-mar-uh-boh ]

noun

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


Paramaribo

/ paːraːˈmaːriːboː; ˌpærəˈmærɪˌbəʊ /

noun

  1. 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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Then only short stays at Paramaribo and Cayenne, which were important seaport cities about two hundred miles apart.

It was much the same as Paramaribo, however, and they were glad to board the Empire again for the last leg of the long journey.

It is worthy of mention that this is the first work published in Paramaribo.

They have also one settlement in Paramaribo, and one in Sommelsdyke.

I take great pleasure in contrasting the conduct and bearing of this person, with those of the Federal Consul, at Paramaribo.

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