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Type Country & River
Scripts Белизе(Serbian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. bə-LEEZ(English)
BEH-LEEZ(French)
beh-LEE-zə(Dutch)
beh-LYEE-zeh(Polish)
BEH-lee-zeh(Hungarian)
BEH-li-zeh(Czech)
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Meaning & History

From Spanish Belice, earlier Balis, from the name of the Belize River, which may itself be from Mayan beliz meaning "muddy water". This is the name of a country on the Atlantic coast of Central America.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBeliz(Bosnian) Beliz(Bulgarian) Beliz(Greek) Beliz(Russian) Belice(Spanish) Belize(Turkish) Beliz(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingBelize
User SubmissionBelîze
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