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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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(Placename) of or relating to Guam or its inhabitants
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Guam
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Guam
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Cabangon, the hotel's president, personally welcomes the Guamanian visitors.
Race was measured on the survey using an item with fifteen response options: white; black or African American; American Indian or Alaska Native (AIAN); Asian Indian; Chinese; Filipino; Japanese; Korean; Vietnamese; other Asian; Native Hawaiian; Guamanian or Chamorro; Samoan; other Pacific Islander; or some other race.
His parents met in the Army; his mother is of mixed black and white heritage, and his father's Guamanian, with a surname that bears the burden of his native island's Spanish colonizers.
People in all subgroups within the three main demographics experienced drops in uninsurance, from a drop of more than 14 percentage points among Guamanian respondents to more than 4 percentage points among Japanese-American respondents.
The Betel Quid Dependence Scale: replication and extension in a Guamanian sample.
Guamanian laws require health care providers to screen women for syphilis during pregnancy (10 GCA [section] 3323).
Perl, "Occurrence of [alpha]-synuclein pathology in the cerebellum of Guamanian patients with parkinsonism-dementia complex," Acta Neuropathologica, vol.
(49) Thus, the 1980 census recorded fifteen groups--White, Black, American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Asian Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Hawaiian, Samoan, Guamanian, and Other--to cover different race backgrounds of the people.
Kondo et al., "Immunohistochemical expression of IGF-I and GSK in the spinal cord of Kii and Guamanian ALS patients: Original Article," Neuropathology, vol.
In the canvass for the last census in 2010, the form listed 30 specific racial categories, excluding "Arabs." They were: Hispanic (Latino or Spanish Origin), Mexican, Mexican American or Chicano; White; Black, African American or Negro; American Indian, Alaskan Native (with a space for tribe name); Asian Indian, Japanese, Native Hawaiian, Chinese, Korean, Guamanian or Chamorro, Filipino, Vietnamese, Samoan or Other Asian (with a line to designate specific Asian race specifically Laotian, Thai, Pakistani, Cambodian "and so on"); and, Pacific Islander, Fijian, Tongan.
Spinal cord neurofibrillary tangles of Guamanian amyortophic lateral sclerosis and parkinsonism-demantia complex: An immunohistochemical study.
[156] found RT activity in cytoplasmic particulate fraction from two Guamanian ALS but not in brains from two control individuals.