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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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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