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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.  Synonym: Guam.

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"GU" Quotes from Famous Books

... ark c atch est ark atch b est d ark h atch l est b ark m atch p est m ark m atch r est h ark b atch t est p ark l atch v est sp ark p atch w est st ark th atch cr est sh ark scr atch ch est sn atch gu est ...
— How to Teach Phonics • Lida M. Williams

... sip' id fe quent' ing scowl' ing ly sug ges' tion in tel' li gence sin' gu lar ly so lic' i tude com pet' i tor phi los' o pher ve' he ment ly tre men' dous ly ex pos tu la' tion ig no min' ...
— De La Salle Fifth Reader • Brothers of the Christian Schools

... violent thunderstorms the natives of New Holland are so afraid of War-ru-gu-ra, the evil spirit, that they seek shelter even in caves haunted by Ingnas, subordinate demons, which at other times they would enter on no account. There, in silent terror, they prostrate themselves with their faces to the ground, waiting until the spirit, having expended his fury, shall retire ...
— Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I - Essays on the Science of Religion • Friedrich Max Mueller

... would reverse The Tyrant's[341] wish, "that Mankind only had One neck, which he with one fell stroke might pierce:" My wish is quite as wide, but not so bad,[gt] And much more tender on the whole than fierce; It being (not now, but only while a lad) That Womankind had but one rosy mouth,[gu] To kiss them all at once ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 6 • Lord Byron

... wr,— "Ha! rymusaf ormeswr! Tybiais falch wawrwalch lle'r el, Wir awch, yn wr rhy uchel, I lochi brad dan lech bron, A challawr i ddichellion: Ond ni wnei gu Gymru'n gaeth, Bro dirion, a bradwriaeth; Ni phryni serch prid, didwyll, Ac odiaeth hon, gyda thwyll: Os gall dy frad ddwyn gwlad glau I gur a chwerw garcharau,— Nis gall dy ewin-gall wau Rhwym a ddalio'r meddyliau: A oedd cochi perthi'n pau, A llawruddio'n holl raddau,— Ein llyfrau, a'n ...
— Gwaith Alun • Alun

... him a hundred pieces of copper daily; yet he did not pay him, and finally he owed him seven million, two hundred thousand pieces of copper. Then he mounted a black steer and rode to the West. He wanted to take his servant along. But when they reached the Han-Gu pass, the servant refused to go further, and insisted on being paid. Yet Laotsze ...
— The Chinese Fairy Book • Various

... after some talk upon his illness, and very grave and proper expressions concerning the affliction and terror it produced in the kingdom, he looked at me very fixedly,, and, with an arching brow, said, "Mais, mademoiselle—aprs tout—le roi—est il bien guri?"(25) ...
— The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay Volume 3 • Madame D'Arblay

... Guaraons or Gu-ara-una, almost all free and independent, are dispersed in the Delta of the Orinoco, with the variously ramified channels of which they alone are well acquainted. The Caribbees call the Guaraons U-ara-u. They owe their independence to the nature of their country; for the missionaries, ...
— Equinoctial Regions of America • Alexander von Humboldt

... probably," said Jeanne's father, putting on his spectacles as he took the letter from his wife, "a pet—gu—ga—and then comes another word beginning with 'p.' It almost looks like 'pig,' but it could not be a pet pig. No, I cannot read it either; we must wait to see ...
— The Tapestry Room - A Child's Romance • Mrs. Molesworth

... the See of York.—Can any correspondent enlighten me as to the period, and why, the present arms were substituted for the ancient bearings of York? The modern coat is, Gu. two keys in saltire arg., in chief an imperial crown proper. The ancient coat was blazoned, Az. an episcopal staff in pale or, and ensigned with a cross patee arg., surmounted by a pall of the last, edged and fringed ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853 • Various

Words linked to "GU" :   Mariana Islands, Marianas, genitourinary, Guam, Ladrone Islands, island

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