Guianese

Guianese

[gee-uh-neez, -nees, gahy-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the region of Guiana, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun, plural Guianese.
2.
an inhabitant or native of Guiana.
Also, Guianan [gee-an-uhn, -ah-nuhn, gahy-an-uhn] .


Origin:
1590–1600; Guian(a) + -ese

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Guiana or The Guianas (ɡaɪˈænə, ɡɪˈɑːnə)
 
n
a region of NE South America, including Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana, and the Guiana Highlands (largely in SE Venezuela and partly in N Brazil). Area: about 1 787 000 sq km (690 000 sq miles)
 
The Guianas or The Guianas
 
n
 
Guianese or The Guianas
 
adj, —n
 
Guianan or The Guianas
 
adj, —n

Guianese or Guianan (ˌɡaɪəˈniːz, ˌɡɪə-, ɡaɪˈænən, ɡɪˈɑːnən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the South American region of Guiana or its inhabitants
 
n
2.  a native or inhabitant of Guiana
 
Guianan or Guianan
 
adj
 
n

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