an island in and the capital of the North Mariana Islands in the N Pacific, about 1350 miles (2173 km) S of Japan: taken by U.S. forces June–July 1944. 71 sq. mi. (184 sq. km).
North Mariana Islands
a group of islands in the W Pacific Ocean, N of Guam: formerly a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; since 1986 a commonwealth associated with the U.S. 184 sq. mi. (477 sq. km).
an island in the W Pacific, administrative centre of the US associated territory of the Northern Mariana Islands (on Capitol Hill); captured by the Americans and used as an air base until the end of World War II. Pop: 62 392 (2000). Area: 180 sq km (70 sq miles)
adjective, adverb 1. a Scot word for sore
noun 1. an ancient city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: an ancient capital of Lower Egypt. noun 1. (in ancient Egypt) a city in the W Nile delta; the royal capital of the 24th dynasty (about 730–715 bc) and the 26th dynasty (about 664–525 bc)
noun 1. a native or citizen of Saïs. adjective 2. Also, Saitic [sey-it-ik] /seɪˈɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA). of or relating to Saïs or its inhabitants. 3. of or relating to the period 663–525 b.c., when the Pharaohs ruled at Saïs. noun 1. a native or inhabitant of the ancient Egyptian city of Saïs
verb, Archaic. 1. third person singular present of say1 . verb 1. (archaic) used with he, she, or it a form of the present tense (indicative mood) of say1