Agana



a seaport in and the capital of Guam.
an island, belonging to the U.S., in the N Pacific, E of the Philippines: the largest of the Marianas group; U.S. naval station. 206 sq. mi. (535 sq. km).
Capital: Agaña.
Abbreviation: GU (for use with zip code).
Historical Examples

It also appears by an inscription of Nabonidus that he repaired a temple at the city of agana, and left an inscription there.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea George Rawlinson

A series of shootings in and around the town of agana on Christmas Eve left a black and a white marine dead.
Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.

noun
the former name for Hagåtña
noun
an island in the N Pacific, the largest and southernmost of the Marianas: belonged to Spain from the 17th century until 1898, when it was ceded to the US; site of naval and air force bases. Capital: Agana (now officially spelt Hagåtña). Pop: 160 378 (2013 est). Area: 541 sq km (209 sq miles)

from Chamorro Guahan, said to mean literally “what we have.”
Guam [(gwahm)]

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.

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