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giˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, gaɪˈæn əguiana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Guiananoun

    a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam


  1. Guiananoun

    A geological region in the north of South America.

  2. Etymology: From the local language, meaning “land of many waters”.


  1. guiana

    Guiana refers to a region in the northeastern part of South America, which includes several states and territories such as French Guiana (an overseas department and region of France), Guyana (an independent country formerly known as British Guiana), and Suriname (an independent country formerly known as Dutch Guiana). It also traditionally includes parts of Colombia, Venezuela, and Brazil. The term "Guiana" comes from an indigenous Amerindian language and means "Land of Many Waters".

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Guiana

    an extensive tract of country in the N. of S. America fronting the Atlantic, bordering on Venezuela on the W., and for the rest hemmed in by Brazil; it is divided into British, Dutch, and French Guiana, all fronting the sea; the physical characteristics of all three are practically the same; a fertile alluvial foreshore, with upward-sloping savannahs and forests to the unexplored highlands, dense with luxuriant primeval forest; rivers numerous, climate humid and hot, with a plentiful rainfall; vegetation, fauna, &c., of the richest tropical nature; timber, balsams, medicinal barks, fruits, cane-sugar, rice, cereals, &c., are the chief products; also some gold. British Guiana (278) is the most westerly, and borders on Venezuela; area, 88,650 sq. m., divided into Berbice, Demerara, and Essequibo; Georgetown (q. v.) is the capital. Dutch Guiana or Surinam (73) occupies the central position; area, 46,058 sq. m.; capital Paramaribo (q. v.). French Guiana or Cayenne (30) lies to the E.; area, 31,000 sq. m; capital, Cayenne (q. v.).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guiana in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guiana in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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