Definition of Belize in English:

Belize

proper noun

  • A country in northeastern Central America, on the coast of the Caribbean Sea; population 359,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Belmopan; languages, English (official), Creole, Spanish. Former name (until 1973) British Honduras.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Belize

/bəˈliz//bəˈlēz/