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[gwahn-tah-nuh-moh; Spanish gwahn-tah-nah-maw] /gwɑnˈtɑ nəˌmoʊ; Spanish gwɑnˈtɑ nɑˌmɔ/
a city in SE Cuba: U.S. naval base. Unabridged
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  • The main line was joined a little distance west of guantanamo.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • What on earth sent us to guantanamo and kept us there is more than I can say.

  • The Bay of guantanamo is considered one of the finest harbors in the world.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • That's when I knew it -- guantanamo by the Bay was in the hands of its enemies.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow
  • Caimanera was thus taken, but to hold it was as difficult as it was to hold guantanamo.

    Fighting in Cuban Waters Edward Stratemeyer
British Dictionary definitions for guantanamo


/Spanish ɡwanˈtanamo/
a city in SE Cuba, on Guantánamo Bay. Pop: 214 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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