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OTHER WORDS FROM GuamGua·ma·ni·an [gwah-mey-nee-uhn], /gwɑˈmeɪ ni ən/, noun, adjective
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The snakes are invasive, meaning they are not native to Guam.Newfound technique allows some tree snakes to climb wide trees|Maria Temming|February 1, 2021|Science News For Students
Collins, and colleagues were investigating ways to keep these tree-climbing snakes away from Guam’s Micronesian starlings — one of only two native forest birds left on the island.Brown tree snakes use their tails as lassos to climb wide trees|Maria Temming|January 11, 2021|Science News
He has worked at newspapers in Florida, California, Hawaii and Guam, where he’s from.The Government Promised to Return Ancestral Hawaiian Land, Then Never Finished the Job|by Rob Perez, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|December 19, 2020|ProPublica
Today’s action, which joined a separate lawsuit from 47 US states as well as Guam and the District of Columbia, has big repercussions for Facebook and could force it to sell off Instagram and WhatsApp.Facebook is now officially too powerful, says the US government|Eileen Guo|December 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Guam diagnosed its first covid cases in March, but a few weeks later, it gained international attention—and a much bigger case load—when a covid-stricken US Navy ship was ordered to dock at the Naval base on the island.While mainland America struggles with covid apps, tiny Guam has made them work|Cat Ferguson|November 30, 2020|MIT Technology Review
U.S. officials insisted the flights from a base in Guam were part of a long-planned training exercise.U.S. Uses B-52 Bombers to Brush Back Chinese Expansion|Nico Hines|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Spain blows up the USS Maine (or at least we claim it does), we end up taking over Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.Ten Years Later, the Hubris That Landed Us in Iraq Has Collapsed|Peter Beinart|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fighting on Guam was all but done when he arrived, and he was able to play baseball between patrols.Gore Vidal’s Great Love, Baseball Prodigy James Trimble|Michael Daly|August 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was Richard Nixon who announced what has come to be known as the Nixon doctrine in Guam in 1969.How Obama Got Fierce on Foreign Policy: James Mann’s 'The Obamians'|Jacob Heilbrunn|June 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Besides Guam and the Northern Marianas, they are Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.Guam and Saipan Make Tempting Targets for Delegate-Hungry GOP Candidates|Ben Jacobs|March 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
During the war he was captured by the Americans, to whom he refused to take the oath of allegiance and was deported to Guam.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
While coffee is one of the shade trees used by householders in Guam, none of the fruit is exported.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
It was very strange that in all the voyage to Guam, in the Ladrones, we did not see one fish, not so much as a flying fish.
The taking of Guam during the war with Spain was one of the comedies of that disagreement.Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate|Charles M. Skinner
This time he was exiled to the island of Guam, where he remained until his return to Manila on February 26, 1903.Mabini's Decalogue for Filipinos|Apolinario Mabini
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A self-governing island territory of the United States, located in the western Pacific Ocean. With important naval and air bases, Guam is an American military bastion in the Pacific.