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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Honduras mean? 

  The noun HONDURAS has 1 sense:

1. a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture

  Familiarity information: HONDURAS used as a noun is very rare.

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A republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture

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Nouns denoting spatial position


Honduras; Republic of Honduras

Instance hypernyms:

Central American country; Central American nation (countries occupying Central America; these countries (except for Belize and Costa Rica) are characterized by low per capita income and unstable governments)

Meronyms (parts of "Honduras"):

Honduran capital; Tegucigalpa (the capital and largest city of Honduras)

San Pedro Sula (industrial city in northwestern Honduras)

Meronyms (members of "Honduras"):

Honduran (a native or inhabitant of Honduras)

Domain member region:

Moranzanist Patriotic Front (a terrorist group of radical leftists formed in the late 1980s; seeks to prevent the United States from intervening in Honduran economic and political affairs)

Holonyms ("Honduras" is a part of...):

Central America (the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia)

Holonyms ("Honduras" is a member of...):

OAS; Organization of American States (an association of countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation)

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