from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Guatemala or of Guatemalan descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Guatemala or the Guatemalan people.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to Guatemala.
  • adj. of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Guatemala.
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Guatemala.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Guatemala, the northernmost republic of Central America, bordering on Mexico.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Guatemala. The dominant people are Spanish in origin and language.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Guatemala or its residents
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Guatemala


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  • "The doctors used prostitutes with the disease to pass it to the prisoners (since sexual visits were allowed by law in Guatemalan prisons)," Reverby wrote in a synopsis of the experiments.

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  • Editorials in Guatemalan papers and conversations with people who work on this issue generally come down to this idea: the femicide epidemic is the direct, logical result of decades of impunity for human rights violations committed during the civil war.

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  • This Christmas I finagled an invite to a friend's mother's house for a tutorial in Guatemalan-style tamales.

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  • Their idea is to use this team as a platform to decry the discrimination they suffer in Guatemalan society and to demand respect and rights.

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  • The phrase granito de arena , "small grain of sand," refers to a Guatemalan figure speech to describe the collective actions of many.

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  • Although, in any story like this, or whatever, you always have the anchor, that character who's the normal one and, in this case, it's kind of the daughter of the so-called Guatemalan immigrant, the derby driver, who aspires to be a derby driver as well.

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  • He recalled a Guatemalan woman whom he had advised to raise chickens and to start her own bank account.

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  • It is fucked up, but "Mexican" is the lowest thing you can call a Guatemalan, Salvadoran, Argentinean, Costa Rican ...

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  • The buildings, ceramics and trade items, such as Guatemalan obsidian and Olmec jade, found at Kiuic indicate these early cities of the Puuc were tied to Maya centers further south.

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  • Now, in Eastern European countries, however, where they don't quite understand some of the nuances of the courts, there is tremendous dismay that it could appear like a kind of Guatemalan situation with Secretary Harris coming in.

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