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A city of southeast Cuba east of Santiago de Cuba. The US naval station at nearby Guantánamo Bay, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea, was established by treaty in 1903 and has served at various times as a detention center.


(Spanish ɡwanˈtanamo)
(Placename) a city in SE Cuba, on Guantánamo Bay. Pop: 214 000 (2005 est)


(gwɑnˈtɑ nəˌmoʊ)

a city in SE Cuba: U.S. naval base. 207,796.
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Noun1.Guantanamo - a city in southeastern CubaGuantanamo - a city in southeastern Cuba; site of a United States naval base
Cuba, Republic of Cuba - a communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The protests will be staged on or around February 23 to coincide with the 115th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, where the military prison is located.
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The largest single transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees of Barack Obama's presidency was announced on Monday, as 15 longA[degrees]held men departed the infamous detention centre.
Since his first day in the White House, back in January 2009, President Obama has sought to close the prison for terrorism suspects at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, which opened in 2002.