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Guam

 (gwäm)
Abbr. GU
An unincorporated territory of the United States, the largest and most southerly of the Mariana Islands in the western Pacific Ocean. Inhabited since ancient times by the Chamorro people, Guam was visited by Magellan in 1521 and ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898. Agana is the capital.

Gua·ma′ni·an (gwä-mā′nē-ən) adj. & n.

Guam

(ɡwɑːm)
n
(Placename) an island in the N Pacific, the largest and southernmost of the Marianas: belonged to Spain from the 17th century until 1898, when it was ceded to the US; site of naval and air force bases. Capital: Agana (now officially spelt Hagåtña). Pop: 160 378 (2013 est). Area: 541 sq km (209 sq miles)

Guam

(gwɑm)

n.
an island in the W Pacific, the largest of the Mariana Islands: an unincorporated U.S. territory. 156,974; 212 sq. mi. (549 sq. km). Cap.: Agaña. Abbr.: GU
Gua•ma′ni•an (-ˈmeɪ ni ən) n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Guam - the largest and southernmost island in the Marianas which is administered as a territory of the United StatesGuam - 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
Ladrone Islands, Mariana Islands, Marianas - 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
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