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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An unincorporated territory of the United States, the largest and most southerly of the Mariana Islands in the western Pacific Ocean. Discovered by Magellan in 1521, the island was ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898. Agana is the capital. Population: 173,000.

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  • proper n. Unincorporated territory of the United States; placed in Oceania. Official name: Territory of Guam.

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  • n. 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

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Examples

  • GUAM WATCH DAY 33 - It's been over a month since Rep. Hank Johnson worried that Guam might sink into the ocean.

    HUFFPOST HILL: APRIL 28, 2010

  • CARL GUTIERREZ (D), FORMER GOVERNOR OF GUAM: Now is the time for Guam and the other territories to be able to select.

    CNN Transcript May 2, 2008

  • GOVERNOR OF GUAM: Now is the time for Guam and on the other territories to be able to select and maybe their votes maybe the ones that would put one of these two candidates over the top.

    CNN Transcript May 3, 2008

  • The Web sites www. guam baby. com and www. american baby. co.kr were advertising the services on Guam for Korean women. www. babysaipan.com charges from $40,000 for a two-month stay in a regular room and up to

    guampdn.com - Local News

  • Winning by 7 points in Guam is actually a big loss for the Obama cult.

    Obama edges Clinton in island squeaker

  • A 7 VOTE victory in Guam is significant but a 9-point win in Penn is nothing?

    Obama wins Guam by 7 votes

  • A while back, a coworker of mine who had been stationed in Guam while in the Air Force told me a surprising fact — the name of the island Guam is not, as one would expect, a Chamorro word.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Surprising Link Between Two of the Posts Below:

  • The Volokh Conspiracy » Blog Archive » Surprising Link Between Two … – A while back, a coworker of mine who had been stationed in Guam while in the Air Force told me a surprising fact the name of the island Guam is not, as one would expect, a Chamorro word.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Surprising Link Between Two of the Posts Below:

  • The following-described real property of the United States in Guam is hereby reserved to the United States and transferred to the administrative supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, and shall be available for disposition by the Secretary of the Interior in his discretion under section 28 (c) of the said Organic Act of Guam:

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 10178

  • The following-described real and personal property of the United States in Guam is hereby reserved to the United States and placed under the control and jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy: Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy shall transfer such portions of such property to the Department of the Army, the Department of the Air Force, and the Coast Guard as may be required for their respective purposes:

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 10178

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