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(Encyclopedia) Guanajuato, city (1990 pop. 73,108), capital of Guanajuato state, W central Mexico. The city, with an altitude of c.6,600 ft (2,000 m), is situated in the Caada de Marfil [ivory?


(Encyclopedia) Guangdong or Kwangtungboth: gwngdo?ong, province (2010 pop. 104,303,132), c.76,000 sq mi (196,891 sq km), S China. The capital is Guangzhou. On coastal islands and adjacent mainland?

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

(Encyclopedia) Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region gwngsh? jwng, province (2010 pop. 46,026,629), c.85,000 sq mi (220,150 sq km), S China, bordering on Vietnam. The capital is Nanning. Guangxi is?


(Encyclopedia) Guangzhou gwngj? or Cantonk?n?t?n, k?nt?n?, city (1994 est. pop. 3,113,800), capital of Guangdong prov., S China, a major deepwater port on the Pearl River delta. Economy Among?


(Encyclopedia) guanine gwn?n, organic base of the purine family. It was reported (1846) to be in the guano of birds; later (1879?84) it was established as one of the major constituents of nucleic?


(Encyclopedia) guano gwn?, dried excrement of sea birds and bats found principally on the coastal islands of Peru, Africa, Chile, and the West Indies. It contains about 6% phosphorus, 9% nitrogen,?


(Encyclopedia) Guantnamo gwntnm?, city (1994 est. pop. 200,000), capital of Guantnamo prov., SE Cuba, on the Guaso River. It is the processing center for a rich sugar- and coffee-producing?


(Encyclopedia) Guapor gw?po?or?, river, c.750 mi (1,207 km) long, rising in the mountains of Mato Grosso state, W Brazil. It flows northwest through rain forest and forms part of the Brazil-Bolivia?


(Encyclopedia) guaran: see soapberry.


(Encyclopedia) Guaran gwrn?, indigenous group living in the eastern lowland area of South America, related to the Tup of the Rio So Francisco and the Tupinamb on the Atlantic coast. The?