Guam

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English[edit]

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Guam in the Pacific, alongside the rest of the United States of America

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish, from Chamorro Guåhan, meaning "a place that has" or "a place of resources".

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Guam

  1. An overseas territory (technically an unincorporated territory) of the United States, located in the Pacific Ocean. Official name: Territory of Guam.
    • 1699, William Dampier, chapter X, in A New Voyage Round the World. [], volume I, 4th corrected edition, Printed for James Knapton, [], OCLC 1049891899, page 290:
      But to proceed with our Voyage : The Iſland Guam or Guahon , (as the Native Indians pronounce it) is one of the Ladrone Iſlands, belongs to the Spaniards , who have a ſmall Fort with ſix Guns in it, with a Governour, and 20 or 30 Soldiers.
    • 1922, Russell, Bertrand, The Problem of China[1], London: George Allen & Unwin, OCLC 470194205, OL 7131502M, page 150:
      It had been the intention of the Navy Department to fortify Guam with a view to turning it into a first-class naval base. The fact that America has been willing to forgo this intention must be taken as evidence of a genuine desire to preserve the peace with Japan.
    • 1990, Reagan, Ronald, “Staying the Course”, in An American Life[2], Pocket Books, →ISBN, LCCN 91-28704, OCLC 495476481, page 369:
      We began our six-day visit to China in Beijing on a cloudy, overcast morning following another overnight stopover on Guam.
    • 2022 May 12, Chan, Minnie, “Satellite images ‘suggest China is practising missile strikes on targets in Taiwan and Guam’”, in South China Morning Post[3], archived from the original on 12 May 2022:
      The Chinese military has refined its anti-ship missile training from striking large, carrier-sized targets to smaller ships and naval bases, according to recent satellite images.
      They show a training base in Xinjiang’s remote Taklamakan desert with the layout of mock-up ship moored in a naval base that resembles one in northeast Taiwan and other targets in Guam, according to a Taipei-based naval analyst.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Guam.

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Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

Anagrams[edit]

  1. An island and overseas territory (technically an unincorporated territory) of the United States, located in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean. Official name: Territory of Guam.

Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡuɒm]
  • Hyphenation: Gu‧am
  • Rhymes: -ɒm

Proper noun[edit]

Guam

  1. Guam (an island and overseas territory of the United States in Micronesia)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Guam
accusative Guamot
dative Guamnak
instrumental Guammal
causal-final Guamért
translative Guammá
terminative Guamig
essive-formal Guamként
essive-modal
inessive Guamban
superessive Guamon
adessive Guamnál
illative Guamba
sublative Guamra
allative Guamhoz
elative Guamból
delative Guamról
ablative Guamtól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Guamé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Guaméi
Possessive forms of Guam
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Guamom
2nd person sing. Guamod
3rd person sing. Guamja
1st person plural Guamunk
2nd person plural Guamotok
3rd person plural Guamjuk

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Guam, from Chamorro Guåhan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡu.am/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uam
  • Syllabification: Gu‧am

Proper noun[edit]

Guam m inan

  1. Guam (an island and overseas territory of the United States in Micronesia)

Declension[edit]

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adjective
nouns

Further reading[edit]

  • Guam in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Guam in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Guam m

  1. Guam (an island and overseas territory of the United States in Micronesia)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Guam ?

  1. Guam (an island and overseas territory of the United States in Micronesia)

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