Meaning of Uruguay

U•ru•guay

Pronunciation: (yoor'u-gwā", -gwī" Sp. &oomacr"r&oomacr-gwī'), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in SE South America. 2,763,964; 72,172 sq. mi. (186,925 sq. km). Cap.: Montevideo.
  2. a river in SE South America, flowing from S Brazil along the boundary of E Argentina into the Río de la Plata. 981 mi. (1580 km) long.
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