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  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Republiek Suriname
    • Republic of Suriname
    • Sūrīnāma
    • Surinaam
    • Dutch Guiana
    • Guiana, Dutch
    • Netherlands Guiana
    • Guiana, Netherlands
    • Netherland Guiana
    • Nederlandisch Guyana
    • Nederlandsch Guyana
    • スリナム
    • Surinamu
    • オランダ領ギアナ
    • Orandaryō Giana
    • 蘭領ギアナ
    • Ranryō Giana
  • Additional Information

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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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        (aat) Overseas territories
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Netherlands--Territories and possessions
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  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Surinam
  • Sources

    • found: The statesman's year-book, 1995-1996:p. 1224 (Suriname; Republic of Suriname)
    • found: GEOnet, Oct. 17, 2000(Suriname [brief], Republic of [conventional], Suriname [brief], Republiek [Dutch]--PCLI, 4°00ʹN 56°00ʹW, variants: Dutch Guiana, Nederlandisch Guyana, Nederlandsch Guyana, Netherland Guiana, Netherlands Guiana, Surinam, Republic of Surinam, Republiek van Suriname)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 1995(Suriname; officially Republic of Suriname, Dutch: Republiek Suriname)
    • found: Acad. Amer. Encyc., 1997(Suriname; Republic of Suriname; formerly Dutch Guiana; became independent in 1975)
    • found: World book encyc., 1992(Suriname; also spelled Surinam)
    • found: Encyc. Amer., 2000(Surinam (Suriname); previously known as Netherlands Guiana)
    • found: The Columbia gazetteer of the world, ©1998(Dutch Guiana: see Suriname; Suriname, republic, NE S. Amer. The Dutch governed the territory until 1954, when Suriname officially became an internally autonomous part of the kingdom of the Netherlands; became independent in 1975)
    • found: The Columbia Lippincott gazetteer of the world, 1952(Dutch Guiana: see Guiana, Dutch; Guiana, Dutch, or Surinam, Du. Suriname, territory of the Netherlands)
    • found: Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionary, ©1997(Suriname, also Surinam; formerly also Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana)
    • found: Sūrīnāma, 2010:t.p. (Sūrīnāma)
    • found: Sūrīnāma kā sr̥janātmaka sāhitya, 2012:t.p. (Sūrīnāma) t.p. verso (Surinaam)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, June 13, 2018(スリナム = Surinamu; variants: Suriname; オランダ領ギアナ = Orandaryō Giana; 蘭領ギアナ = Ranryō Giana)
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  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-18: new
    • 2018-06-19: revised
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