Paramaribo

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

noun

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

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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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