- previously Brit Gui·a·na (gē-ănˈə, -äˈnə, gī-)Guyana A country of northeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean. The region of Guiana ended up being satisfied in the early seventeenth century because of the Dutch, who competed because of the Brit therefore the French within the next two centuries for control over the shore. Awarded the western part of Guiana in 1815, the uk established (1831) the colony of Brit Guiana, which gained its liberty as Guyana in 1966. Georgetown may be the money additionally the largest city. Population: 769,000.
- A country in South America. Formal name: Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
- a republic in northeastern South America; previously the main British Empire, but it accomplished independence from the United Kingdom in 1966