Now that I think about it [...] Language is confusing!
Be thankful we haven’t delved into neighboring Paraguay’s nomenclature. It’s simple in English,
but in Spanish you may choose from-
República del Paraguay Republic of the Paraguay
El Paraguay The Paraguay
Tetã Paraguái Official name in Guaraní, the other legal language of the country, spoken by 90-95% of the people.
All they have in common is the name of the river from which the nation takes its name.