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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.


(Placename) the former name for Hagåtña


(ɑˈgɑ nyɑ)

the capital of Guam. 2119.
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Charged were Ilpi president Ralph Casino, MEGC treasurer Milton Along, vice president Lorimer Abejuela and former MEGC director Marcelino Agana.
Coadjutor Archbishop Michael Byrnes of Agana asked priests to "please offer prayers for peace between our nations, just resolution of differences, and prudence in both speech and action," during Masses Aug.
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.
Commissioner Arthur Lim, head of the Comelec Office for Overseas Voting (OFOV), identified the 30 posts as Agana (Guam), Chicago, Honolulu (Hawaii), Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington in the United States; Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver in Canada; London, Madrid, Milan and Rome in Europe; Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Osaka, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo in Asia; and Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait, Manama, Al Khobar, Riyadh and Tel Aviv in the Middle East.
The 2nd site, Agana Springs, is a swampy area that had been infested by the CRB for about 2 yr.
We were 3-0 up after 20 minutes but ended up drawing 3-3 - this was the United team with Brian Deane and Tony Agana.
6) Tampoco se trato de un levantamiento general contra el poder colonial espanol, sino de una reaccion abierta y espontanea de los chamorros de Agana frente a las arbitrariedades del gobernador Medinilla.
Marisha Agana, who considers abortion to be genocide, is a Republican and is running against Democrat Tim Ryan in Ohio's 13th Congressional District.
Olusen Agana, also Nigeria's Minister of Trade and Investment, said in a
Red Ribbon Week concluded with "Say Boo to Drugs," an outreach at Agana Shopping Center in Hagatna, that combined the fun of Halloween with the important message of living drug-free.
They had had the better of this struggle, but failed to stamp their authority when mid-way through the second half skipper Trevor Peake challenged United striker Tony Agana in the area and he went down like a ton of bricks.