New Granada

New Granada

noun
1.
a former Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama.
2.
early name of Colombia (before the secession of Panama).
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New Granada
 
n
1.  a former Spanish presidency and later viceroyalty in South America. At its greatest extent it consisted of present-day Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador
2.  the name of Colombia when it formed, with Panama, part of Great Colombia (1819--30)

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