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Definitions for honduras
hɒnˈdʊər əs, -ˈdyʊər-hon·duras

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Honduras, Republic of Hondurasnoun

    a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture

Wiktionary

  1. Hondurasnoun

    A country in Central America, officially the Republic of Honduras. Capital: Tegucigalpa.

  2. Etymology: honduras ("depths", referring to the deep waters off the northern coast)

Wikipedia

  1. Honduras

    Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras, is a country in Central America. The republic of Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Its capital and largest city is Tegucigalpa. Honduras was home to several important Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya, before the Spanish colonization in the sixteenth century. The Spanish introduced Catholicism and the now predominant Spanish language, along with numerous customs that have blended with the indigenous culture. Honduras became independent in 1821 and has since been a republic, although it has consistently endured much social strife and political instability, and remains one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. In 1960, the northern part of what was the Mosquito Coast was transferred from Nicaragua to Honduras by the International Court of Justice.The nation's economy is primarily agricultural, making it especially vulnerable to natural disasters such as Hurricane Mitch in 1998. The lower class is primarily agriculturally based while wealth is concentrated in the country's urban centers. Honduras has a Human Development Index of 0.625, classifying it as a nation with medium development. When adjusted for income inequality, its Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index is 0.443.Honduran society is predominantly Mestizo; however, there are also significant American Indian, black and white communities in Honduras. The nation had a relatively high political stability until its 2009 coup and again with the 2017 presidential election.Honduras spans about 112,492 km2 (43,433 sq mi) and has a population exceeding 10 million. Its northern portions are part of the western Caribbean zone, as reflected in the area's demographics and culture. Honduras is known for its rich natural resources, including minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, and sugar cane, as well as for its growing textiles industry, which serves the international market.

ChatGPT

  1. honduras

    Honduras is a country located in Central America. It is bordered by Guatemala to the west, El Salvador to the south, Nicaragua to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the south, and the Caribbean Sea to the north. Its capital and largest city is Tegucigalpa. Honduras is known for its rich natural resources, including minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, and sugar cane, as well as for its growing textiles industry. Despite being resource-rich, it remains one of the poorest countries in Latin America.

Wikidata

  1. Honduras

    Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras, is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize. The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Honduras was home to several important indigenous cultures, most notably the Maya. Much of the country was conquered by Spain which introduced its now predominant language and many of its customs in the sixteenth century. It became independent in 1821 and has been a republic since the end of Spanish rule. The area of Honduras is about 112,492 km² and the population exceeds eight million. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone. Honduras is most notable for production of minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, sugar cane and recently for exporting clothing to the international market.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Honduras

    a maritime republic of Central America, whose northern seaboard fronts the Gulf of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea, between Nicaragua on the S. and SE. and Guatemala on the W., less than four-fifths the size of England; the coast lands are low and swampy, but the interior consists chiefly of elevated tableland diversified by broad rich valleys; the Cordilleras traverse the country in a NW. direction, and form the watershed of many streams; fever prevails along the low, hot coast, but the highlands are cool and healthful; large numbers of cattle are raised, and fruits, india-rubber, indigo, &c., are exported, but agriculture is backward; its mineral wealth is very great; silver ore is abundant, and other minerals, such as gold, iron, copper, but the enterprise is wanting to the carrying out of mining on a proper scale; Honduras broke away from Spain in 1821, and became an independent State in 1839; the Government is vested in a President and six ministers, and the legislative power in a Congress of 37 members; the population is, with the exception of a few thousands, composed of blacks; Tegucigalpa (12) is the capital.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. honduras

    A republican state of the confederation of Central America; being bounded north by the Caribbean Sea and Bay of Honduras, southeast by the Mosquito Territory and Nicaragua, south by San Salvador and the Bay of Conchagua, on the Pacific, and west by Guatemala.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Honduras

    Spanish for “deep water.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honduras in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honduras in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of honduras in a Sentence

  1. Hernando Gustavo Velazquez:

    Here we have not seen any extortion, in Honduras, when they threaten to kill you for not paying for protection, they're not lying.

  2. Eber Sosa:

    Now that the new president (Biden) is here we are waiting for the answer, all of us immigrants who are here from Honduras, we are looking to see what the new president says to move forward.

  3. Javier Calvillo:

    The people want to go back to their places of origin, and want to leave this dream behind and go back to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

  4. Michel Frost:

    It is high time that the Government of Honduras addressed the flagrant impunity of the increased number of executions of human rights defenders in the country, especially targeting those who defend environmental and land rights.

  5. Michel Frost:

    Gustavo should immediately be provided with effective protection and permitted to return to his country, it is high time that the Government of Honduras addressed the flagrant impunity of the increased number of executions of human rights defenders in the country, especially targeting those who defend environmental and land rights.

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