country in NE South America: a former territory
of the Netherlands, it became an independent republic in 1975: 63,251 sq mi
(163,820 sq km); pop. 355,000; cap
: formerly ˌSuriˈnam (ˌsʌrɪˈnɑm
; surˌinämˈ; ˈsʊrəˌnæm
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