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Su•ri•na•me



Pronunciation: (soor'u-näm", -nam"; Du. sy"rē-nä'mu), [key]
n.
a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 414,000; 60,230 sq. mi. (155,995 sq. km). Cap.: Paramaribo. Also,Su•ri•namPronunciation: (soor'u-näm", -nam"). [key]Formerly, Dutch Guiana, Netherlands Guiana.

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