British Guiana

former British col., NE South America. See Guyana.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • British Guiana — former name for GUYANA …   English World dictionary

  • British Guiana — Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = British Guiana common name = Guiana continent = South America empire = United Kingdom status = Colony era = New Imperialism year start = 1814 year end = 1966 date start = August 13… …   Wikipedia

  • British Guiana — noun a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 • Syn: ↑Guyana, ↑Co operative Republic of Guyana • Instance Hypernyms: ↑South American country,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • British Guiana —    is the former name of the South American country now known as Guyana (see Guiana, Guyana) …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • British Guiana — geographical name see Guyana …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • British Guiana — former name of Guyana. * * * …   Universalium

  • British Guiana —  Former name of the South American country now known as Guyana …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • British Guiana — Guyana …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • British Guiana — Brit′ish Guia′na n. geg former name of Guyana …   From formal English to slang

  • British Guiana — /giˈanə/ (say gee ahnuh) noun former name of Guyana …   Australian English dictionary

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