French Guiana
geographical name country N South America; an overseas department of France capital Cayenne area 35,126 square miles (90,976 square kilometers), population 128,000

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  • French Guiana — French Guianese, French Guianan. /gee an euh, gee ah neuh/ an overseas department of France, on the NE coast of South America: formerly a French colony. 49,200; 35,135 sq. mi. (91,000 sq. km). Cap.: Cayenne. * * * French Guiana Introduction… …   Universalium

  • French Guiana — French overseas department in NE South America, on the Atlantic: 35,135 sq mi (90,999 sq km); pop. 115,000; cap. Cayenne …   English World dictionary

  • French Guiana — Infobox French region native name = Région Guyane common name = Guyane image flag size = 130px image logo size = 100px Region flag Region logo capital = Cayenne area = 83,534 area scale = 10 Regional president = Antoine Karam (PSG) (since 1992)… …   Wikipedia

  • French Guiana — noun Overseas department of France in South America. Official name: Department of French Guiana …   Wiktionary

  • French Guiana — French′ Gui•an′a [[t]giˈæn ə, ˈɑ nə[/t]] n. geg an overseas department of France, on the NE coast of South America: formerly a French colony. 73,012; 35,135 sq. mi. (91,000 sq. km) Cap.: Cayenne French′ Guianese′, French′ Guian′an, adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • French Guiana — French Guianese, French Guianan. /gee an euh, gee ah neuh/ an overseas department of France, on the NE coast of South America: formerly a French colony. 49,200; 35,135 sq. mi. (91,000 sq. km). Cap.: Cayenne …   Useful english dictionary

  • French Guiana — French Gui|a|na a country in northeast South America which is a ↑department of France. Population: 177,562 (2001). Capital: Cayenne …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • French Guiana — French overseas dept. NE South America; 33,399 sq. mi.; pop. 117,000; cap. Cayenne …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • French Guiana — /frɛntʃ giˈanə/ (say french gee ahnuh) noun an overseas department of France on the north eastern coast of South America; formerly a French colony. 90 000 km2. Languages: French and various Native American languages. Capital: Cayenne …   Australian English dictionary

  • French Guiana — n. French territory on the northeastern coast of South America …   English contemporary dictionary

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