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British Honduras

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British Honduras

n
(Placename) the former name of Belize
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Be•lize

(bəˈliz)

n.
1. Formerly, British Honduras. a parliamentary democracy in N Central America: a former British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 235,789; 8866 sq. mi. (22,962 sq. km). Cap.: Belmopan.
2. Also called Belize′ Cit′y. a seaport in and the main city of Belize. 48,400.
Be•li•ze•an (bəˈli zi ən) adj., n.
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Noun1.British Honduras - a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the CaribbeanBritish Honduras - a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control
Central America - the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
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1981: Belize, originally known as British Honduras, gained its independence.
Mr Banks, one of the major donors to both Ukip and the Leave.EU referendum campaign, revealed on Twitter yesterday that he had been "Honorary Consul for Cardiff" on behalf of Belize, a former British colony previously known as British Honduras.
Colin, who served in the Worcestershire Regiment, was sent to British Honduras, now Belize, to help with the clean-up operation after devastating Hurricane Hattie.
British Honduras, showed half-a dozen covers from local villages, (one named "Double Head Cabbage"); Canada, with the Royal Visit 1`5th May 1939, the cover with a cachet "Royal Train P.O Canada.
Carla Burnett has established the deep relationship between Garveyist organizing and labor radicalism in the Panama Canal Zone in 1919 and 1920; while, conversely, Anne Macpherson has convincingly demonstrated the extent to which Garveyism evolved into a politics of conservative reform in British Honduras (now Belize).
1965 Joined the army, posted to British Honduras (now Belize)
Further studies on the herpetology of British Honduras. Herpetologica, 17: 37-52.
In the 1950s Mennonites began to settle in British Honduras (Belize), other parts of Paraguay, and later still Bolivia.

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