New Granada
geographical name Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America 1717-1819 comprising area included in modern Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, & Ecuador

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  • New Granada — may refer to various former national denominations for the present day country of Colombia. New Kingdom of Granada, from 1538 to 1717 Viceroyalty of New Granada, from 1717 to 1810, re established from 1816 to 1819 United Provinces of New Granada …   Wikipedia

  • New Granada — 1. former Spanish possessions, mostly in NW South America, including what is now Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, & Panama 2. former country consisting of present day Colombia & Panama …   English World dictionary

  • New Granada — New Grana′da n. 1) why a former Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama 2) the early name of Colombia …   From formal English to slang

  • New Granada — Colombia’s original Spanish name Nueva Granada …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • New Granada — 1. a former Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama. 2. early name of Colombia (before the secession of Panama). * * * …   Universalium

  • New Granada — /nju grəˈnadə/ (say nyooh gruh nahduh) noun 1. a former Spanish viceroyalty in north western South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama. 2. the early name for Colombia (before the secession of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • New Granada — 1. a former Spanish viceroyalty in NW South America, comprising the present republics of Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, and Panama. 2. early name of Colombia (before the secession of Panama) …   Useful english dictionary

  • New Granada Theater — U.S. National Register of Historic Places City of Pittsburgh Historic Structure …   Wikipedia

  • New Granada, Viceroyalty of — Spanish viceroyalty in northwestern South America during colonial times. The region was conquered by the Spaniards in 1537–38 and was subject to the Viceroyalty of Peru until 1740. It then became a separate viceroyalty that included the modern… …   Universalium

  • Viceroyalty of New Granada — Infobox Former Country native name = Virreinato de la Nueva Granada conventional long name = Viceroyalty of New Granada common name = New Granada status= Vassal empire=Spain status text= Viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire national motto = Vtraque… …   Wikipedia

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