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Honduras

Syllabification: Hon·du·ras
Pronunciation: /ˌhänˈd(y)o͝orəs
 
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Definition of Honduras in English:

A country in Central America that borders on the Caribbean Sea and also has a short coastline on the Pacific Ocean; population 7,833,700 (est. 2009); capital, Tegucigalpa; official language, Spanish.

At the southern limit of the Mayan empire, Honduras was visited by Columbus in 1502 and became a Spanish colony. In 1821, it became an independent republic

Derivatives

Honduran

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • The students will work alongside scientists and researchers to help preserve remote sections of Honduran rain forest and the protected Cayos Conchinos marine reef.
  • Estrada is a Honduran immigrant who attended Harvard Law School.
  • Earlier this month striker Denilson Costa played a major role as Olimpia won the Honduran championship.

Words that rhyme with Honduras

Arcturus, Epicurus

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