Marianas


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Noun1.Marianas - a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and JapanMarianas - a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521
Federated States of Micronesia, Micronesia, TT - a country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986
Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Marianas - a self-governing territory comprising all of the Mariana Islands except Guam
GU, Guam - the largest and southernmost island in the Marianas which is administered as a territory of the United States; it was ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898
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And the old moated grange at Compton, nestled close under the hillside, where twenty Marianas may have lived, with its bright water-lilies in the moat, and its yew walk, "the cloister walk," and its peerless terraced gardens.
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka Site Marianas supported the major multinational exercise Talisman Sabre 17, from the initial planning phase to the completion of the exercise.
Sin duda, nos encontramos frente a un drama existencial que no deja de lado las coordenadas temporales de su epoca, pues en medio de las diversas estrategias que se usan para narrar, sea el fluir de conciencia de alguna de las Marianas o de las polifonias en las que aparecen los puntos de vista de las vecinas, siempre hay referencias al clima politico o social de Colombia desde el Bogotazo (1948) hasta la epoca de la Violencia posterior a este hecho.
Aviareps-which works closely with the Marianas Visitors Authority (MVA)-is positioning the Philippines to become a key partner of Saipan, Tinian and Rota in their push to become an emerging tourism destination among Asean-member countries.
Star Marianas Air declared the start of twice daily scheduled flights between Rota and Guam starting Oct.
After going hitless in his first two matches, Lozano found his stroke and went 3-for-3 at bat, driving in two runs each with a triple and a single in the fourth and fifth innings, successively, as the ILLAM bets bounced back from 1-4 loss to Marianas last Monday.
El objetivo de este ensayo es analizar la reconfiguracion de la cultura chamorra a partir de la expulsion de los jesuitas de las islas Marianas y la llegada de los primeros agustinos recoletos (1769).
3 ( ANI ): Hollywood director James Cameron of "Titanic" and "Avatar" after diving in the Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench, which is the deepest part of the world's oceans, and located in the western Pacific Ocean, supports views on the technical details related to the trench, oceanic life and the need to save environment as well as mother Earth, as conveyed in the book "Luv U Mate" by Indian author Dr Punit Sethi.
WASHINGTON -- A contracting officer for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas received the General Services Administration's prestigious 2008 Ida Ustad Award for Excellence in Acquisition in a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard Oct.
Among the protected areas are the 2,400-kilometre Marianas Trench, including submerged active volcanoes and hydrothermal vents that run along the Marianas Island chain, an area that contains the deepest point on Earth.
The Marianas Marine National Monument generated significant controversy.
MARIANAS TRENCH -- The cable is nearly as thin as a strand of human hair (inset photo shows a human hair, top, and the cable) and stretches 20 miles (32 kilometers) long, far enough to reach into Earth's deepest seafloor trench.