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Guadiana

(Encyclopedia) Guadiana gwäᵺyä´nä [key], river, 510 mi (821 km) long, rising in the La Mancha Plateau, E Spain. It flows west through central Spain, then south, forming part of the Spanish-Portuguese b...

Guadix

(Encyclopedia) Guadix gwäᵺēsh´ [key], town (1990 pop. 20,975), Granada prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. It is the center of a farm area growing olives, flax, wheat, and hemp. Guadix was a Roman colony and,...

Guåhan

(Encyclopedia) Guåhan: see Guam .

Guam

(Encyclopedia) Guam gwäm [key], Chamorro Guåhan, officially Territory of Guam, the largest, most populous, and southernmost of the Mariana Islands (see also Northern Mariana Islands ), an unin...

guan

(Encyclopedia) guan: see curassow .

Guanabacoa

(Encyclopedia) Guanabacoa gwänäbäkō´ä [key], municipality (1986 est. pop. 95,500), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a residential and commercial suburb of Havana . Numerous mineral springs are ...

Guanabara

(Encyclopedia) Guanabara gwänäbä´rä [key], former state, SE Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean; since 1974, part of the state of Rio de Janeiro . Guanabara Bay, a deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocea...

guanaco

(Encyclopedia) guanaco gwänä´kō [key] or huanaco hwän´äko [key], wild mammal of the camel family, Lama guanicoe, found on arid plains in the Andes Mts. It is about 3   1⁄2 ...

Guanahani

(Encyclopedia) Guanahani: see San Salvador , island.

Guanajuato

(Encyclopedia) Guanajuato gwänähwä´tō [key], state (1990 pop. 3,982,593), 11,805 sq mi (30,575 sq km), W central Mexico, on the central plateau. The city of Guanajuato is the capital. The state's...