Guiana: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gē-an'u, -ä'nu, gī-an'u), [key]
- a vast tropical region in NE South America, bounded by the Orinoco, Negro, and Amazon rivers and the Atlantic. ab. 690,000 sq. mi. (1,787,000 sq. km).
- the coastal portion of this region, which includes Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname. 1,263,200; 175,275 sq. mi. (453,962 sq. km).
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