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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.
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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)
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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.
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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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Guam

Guam

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"This was an exciting day for both Jollibee and our many fans in Guam who have awaited the opening of our store here," said Dennis Flores, president and head of international business.
According to Jollibee, its Guam store is part of the company's accelerated global expansion plans in a bid to join the 'Top 5 restaurant companies' in the world.
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We've long dreamed of the day we could serve the beautiful island of Guam, with its unique blend of Pacific, Asian, and American cultures and cuisine,' said Dennis Flores, president and head of International Business-Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.
In addition to the normal challenges of hosting a major fleet exercise, NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Site Marianas, Naval Base Guam and other commands overcame the effects of Typhoon Mangkhut.
Development of economic and political relations among the GUAM countries, as well as the prospects for joint activities in international organizations will be discussed at the meeting.
Taiwan made one run in each of the first, second, fifth innings and three runs in the sixth inning, while denying Guam the opportunity to step back onto the home plate.
Guam Coast [USA], June 19 ( ANI ): A trilateral maritime exercise, Malabar 2018, between the United States, Japan, and Indian maritime services was conducted off the Guam Coast from June 7 to 16.
Pi Capital International and Corsario Advisors advised Guam Regional Medical City on the financing.
The statement came in response to a question from Mary Bordallo, Guam's delegate to the House about Guam's vulnerability to "theater missile threats." Last year in reaction to President Donald Trump threatening North Korea with "fire and fury," the country threatened to "bracket" Guam with ballistic missiles.
At one point just a few months ago, the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un threatened to lob some ballistic missiles into the waters just off Guam's coast.