French Guiana

French Guiana

[gee-an-uh, gee-ah-nuh]
noun
an overseas department of France, on the NE coast of South America: formerly a French colony. 35,135 sq. mi. (91,000 sq. km). Capital: Cayenne.

French Guianese, French Guianan, adjective, noun
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French Guiana
 
n
a French overseas region in NE South America, on the Atlantic: colonized by the French in about 1637; tropical forests. Capital: Cayenne. Pop: 183 000 (2004 est). Area: about 91 000 sq km (23 000 sq miles)

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