Definition of Belize in English:

Belize

proper noun

  • A country on the Caribbean coast of Central America; population 359,000 (estimated 2015); languages, English (official), Creole, Spanish; capital, Belmopan.

    Former name (until 1973) British Honduras

Origin

Named after a river with a Mayan name meaning ‘muddy water’.

Pronunciation

Belize

/bɛˈliːz/