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Guatemala Line breaks: Gua¦te|mala
Pronunciation: /ˌɡwɑːtəˈmɑːlə/

Definition of Guatemala in English:

A country in Central America, bordering on the Pacific Ocean and with a short coastline on the Caribbean Sea; population 13,276,500 (est. 2009); official language, Spanish; capital, Guatemala City.

A former centre of Mayan civilization, Guatemala was conquered by the Spanish in 1523-4. After independence it formed the core of the short-lived United Provinces of Central America (1828–38) before becoming an independent republic in its own right

Words that rhyme with Guatemala

Carla, challah, Douala, gala, Gujranwala, impala, kabbala, Kampala, koala, La Scala, Lingala, Mahler, Marsala, masala, nyala, parlour (US parlor), Sinhala, snarler, tala, tambala, Uppsala
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