Meaning of Suriname


Pronunciation: (soor'u-näm", -nam" Du. sy"rē-nä'mu), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 414,000; 60,230 sq. mi. (155,995 sq. km). Cap.: Paramaribo.
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