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[par-uh-mar-uh-boh] /ˌpær əˈmær əˌboʊ/

a seaport in and the capital of Suriname, in NE South America.
[soo r-uh-nahm, -nam; Dutch sy-ree-nah-muh] /ˈsʊər əˌnɑm, -ˌnæm; Dutch ˌsü riˈnɑ mə/
a republic on the NE coast of South America: formerly a territory of the Netherlands; gained independence 1975. 60,230 sq. mi. (155,995 sq. km).
Capital: Paramaribo.
/ˌpærəˈmærɪˌbəʊ; Dutch paːraːˈmaːriːboː/
the capital and chief port of Surinam, 27 km (17 miles) from the Atlantic on the Surinam River: the only large town in the country. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)


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