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BANANA REPUBLIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does banana republic mean? 

BANANA REPUBLIC (noun)
  The noun BANANA REPUBLIC has 1 sense:

1. a small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)

  Familiarity information: BANANA REPUBLIC used as a noun is very rare.


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BANANA REPUBLIC (noun)


Sense 1banana republic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)

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Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("banana republic" is a kind of...):

country; land; state (the territory occupied by a nation)


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