Paramaribo

Paramaribo

[par-uh-mar-uh-boh]
noun
a seaport in and the capital of Suriname, in NE South America.
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Suriname

[soor-uh-nahm, -nam; Dutch sy-ree-nah-muh]
noun
a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 60,230 sq. mi. (155,995 sq. km). Capital: Paramaribo.
Also, Surinam [soor-uh-nahm, -nam] .
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Paramaribo (ˌpærəˈmærɪˌbəʊ, Dutch paːraːˈmaːriːboː)
 
n
the capital and chief port of Surinam, 27 km (17 miles) from the Atlantic on the Surinam River: the only large town in the country. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)

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