[gwahd-l-oop] /ˌgwɑd lˈup/
two islands (Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre) separated by a narrow channel in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies: together with five dependencies they form an overseas department of France. 687 sq. mi. (1179 sq. km).
an overseas region of France in the E Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands, formed by the islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre and several offlying islands; in 2007 the island of Saint-Barthélemy and the part-island dependency of Saint-Martin were separated from Guadeloupe to become Overseas Collectivities directly subordinate to France. Capital: Basse-Terre. Pop: 405 500 (2007 est). Area: 1780 sq km (687 sq miles)
Guadeloupe [(gwahd-l-oohp, gwahd-l-oohp)]
Island in the eastern portion of the West Indies; an overseas territory of France.
Note: Tourism is a major industry.
[Spanish gwah-th yah-nah; Portuguese gwuh-dyah-nuh] /Spanish gwɑˈðyɑ nɑ; Portuguese gwəˈdyɑ nə/ noun 1. a river in SW Europe, flowing S from central Spain through SE Portugal to the Gulf of Cádiz. 515 miles (830 km) long. /Spanish ɡwaˈðjana; Portuguese ɡwəˈðjənə/ noun 1. a river in SW Europe, rising in S central Spain and flowing west, […]
[gwuh-gwahn-chee] /gwəˈgwɑn tʃi/ noun 1. a barracuda, Sphyraena guachanco, found chiefly off the coast of Florida.
[gwahy-ak] /ˈgwaɪ æk/ noun 1. Also called guaiacum gum, gum guaiac. a greenish-brown resin obtained from the tree, especially from Guaiacum officinale, used in varnishes, as a food preservative, and in medicine in various tests for the presence of blood. 2. (def 2).
[gwahy-uh-kohl, -kawl] /ˈgwaɪ əˌkoʊl, -ˌkɔl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a slightly yellowish, aromatic, crystalline substance, C 7 H 8 O 2 , resembling creosote and usually obtained from resin: used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant and local anesthetic. /ˈɡwaɪəˌkɒl/ noun 1. a yellowish oily creosote-like liquid extracted from guaiacum resin and hardwood tar, used medicinally […]