Suriname

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

noun

a republic on the northeastern coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 60,230 sq. mi. (155,995 sq. km). Capital: Paramaribo.

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Also Su·ri·nam [soor-uh-nahm, -nam]. /ˈsʊər əˌnɑm, -ˌnæm/.
Formerly Dutch Gui·a·na, Neth·er·lands Gui·a·na .
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