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Guantánamo Bay

Line breaks: Guan|tá¦namo Bay
Pronunciation: /ɡwanˈtanəməʊ
 
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Definition of Guantánamo Bay in English:

A bay on the SE coast of Cuba. It is the site of a US naval base established in 1903, where suspected members of al-Qaeda and the Taliban were held from 2002.

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