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Guam

Syllabification: Guam
Pronunciation: /ɡwäm
 
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Definition of Guam in English:

The largest and most southern of the Mariana Islands, administered as an unincorporated territory of the US; population 178,400 (est. 2009); capital, Agaña. Guam was ceded to the US by Spain in 1898. It was the site of fighting between the Japanese and the US during World War II.

Derivatives

Guamanian

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Pronunciation: /ɡwäˈmānēən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • After all kinds of rumors of superstars coming for the opening, Guamanians stood about three hours in the sun to see the celebs when they arrived.
  • Several years ago, I had the opportunity to set up the wedding reception for Guamanian beauty Kim Santos, Miss World at the time.
  • Even with the 1997 estimate of 153,000 Guam residents, with 43 percent of them native Guamanians, immigration by any standards would be different from the vast numbers of immigrants from other cultural groups, past and present.

Words that rhyme with Guam

alarm, arm, Bairam, balm, barm, becalm, calm, charm, embalm, farm, forearm, harm, imam, ma'am, malm, Montcalm, Notre-Dame, palm, psalm, qualm, salaam, smarm

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