a city in and the capital of Belize, in the central part.
Formerly British Honduras. a parliamentary democracy in N Central America: a former British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 8867 sq. mi. (22,966 sq. km).
Also called Belize City. a seaport in and the main city of Belize.
a river flowing NE through Belize to the Gulf of Honduras. 180 miles (290 km) long.
(since 1973) the capital of Belize, about 50 miles inland: founded in 1970. Pop: 10 000 (2005 est)
a state in Central America, on the Caribbean Sea: site of a Mayan civilization until the 9th century ad; colonized by the British from 1638; granted internal self-government in 1964; became an independent state within the Commonwealth in 1981. Official language: English; Carib and Spanish are also spoken. Currency: Belize dollar. Capital: Belmopan. Pop: 334 297 (2013 est). Area: 22 965 sq km (8867 sq miles) Former name (until 1973) British Honduras
a city in SE Brazil. a state in E Brazil. 224,701 sq. mi. (581,975 sq. km). Capital: Belo Horizonte. noun an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km […]
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