Guiana

Guiana

[gee-an-uh, -ah-nuh, gahy-an-uh]
noun
1.
a vast tropical region in NE South America, bounded by the Orinoco, Negro, and Amazon rivers and the Atlantic. About 690,000 sq. mi. (1,787,000 sq. km).
2.
the coastal portion of this region, which includes Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname. 175,275 sq. mi. (453,962 sq. km).
Guiana, Guinea, Guyana.
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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

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