Meaning of Belize
Pronunciation: (bu-lēz'), [key]
- Formerly,a parliamentary democracy in N Central America: a former British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 8867 sq. mi. (22,966 sq. km). Cap.: Belmopan.
- Also calleda seaport in and the main city of Belize. 45,000.
- a river flowing NE through Belize to the Gulf of Honduras. 180 mi. (290 km) long.
- Belize (Thesaurus)