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 (ə-gä′nyə, ä-gä′nyä)
The capital of Guam, on the western coast of the island. It was almost completely destroyed in World War II.
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(Placename) the former name for Hagåtña
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(ɑˈgɑ nyɑ)

the capital of Guam. 2119.
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"We are very excited to be one of the major sponsors of 'Rak Of Aegis.' We find this partnership very fitting for the campaign of Sorexidine which is, 'Kapag boses ang puhunan,'" said Agana Pharex Healthcorp president Tomas Luke Marcelo "Beau" Agana, III.
The Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has rejected an appeal by the now-former Archbishop Anthony Apuron of Agana, Guam, upholding its judgment of finding him guilty of abuse against minors.
Yellow gazar dresswith a forgiving silhouette, on Izza Gonzales Agana
HAGATNA, Guam--The Archdiocese of Agana has filed for bankruptcy in federal court in the wake of numerous sex abuse allegations, Catholic News Agency reported in January.
Out of 83 Philippines embassies, 41 are using vote counting machines including Agana, Calgary, Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, Ottawa, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington, Brunei, Canberra, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Wellington, Athens, London, Madrid, Milan, Rome, Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait, Manama, Muscat, Al-Khobar, Riyadh and Tel Aviv.
Marcelo Agana Jr., a Filipino physician who has a long and varied experiences as consultant of some prestigious companies in the Philippines.
"This morning the 13/09/2018 at about 7:00 am, the regime's forces in Agana resumed their attacks on our defensive positions at Kendiri and Mangalatore in Kajo-Keji County of Yei River State," said Lam Paul Gabriel, SPLM-IO deputy spokesperson
Also, the police said a similar information being circulated that another church was attacked by bandits at Agana village in Mbaloh Ward of Gwer East Local Government Area of the state was not true.
Brief History: Initially established as Helicopter Combat Support Squadron (HC) 5 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Agana, Guam in February 1984, the "Providers" flew the CH-46D Sea Knight, and in 1992, provided a permanent search-and-rescue detachment aboard USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3).
AGANA, GUAM, Mar 10, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - DOCOMO PACIFIC Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, Inc., and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the signing of a contract to build ATISA, an optical submarine cable system that will connect Guam with the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.
The 2nd site, Agana Springs, is a swampy area that had been infested by the CRB for about 2 yr.