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      n   a port and the largest city in Belize, on the Caribbean coast: capital until 1973, when it was abandoned as hurricane-prone. Pop.: 48655 (1994)  
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Belize  
      n   a state in Central America, on the Caribbean Sea: site of a Mayan civilization until the 9th century a.d.; 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.: 235000 (1998 est.). Area: 22965 sq. km (8867 sq. miles),   (Former name (until 1973))    British Honduras  
  Belizean      adj, n  


Belize City  
      n   a port and the largest city in Belize, on the Caribbean coast: capital until 1973, when it was abandoned as hurricane-prone. Pop.: 48655 (1994)  

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adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Fig.];[Informal];[Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
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