Guantànamo Bay

 Cuba, site of U.S. naval base.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • Guantánamo Bay — (Spanish: Bahía de Guantánamo ) is a bay located in Guantánamo Province at the south eastern end of Cuba (coord|19|54|N|75|9|W|). It is the largest harbor on the south side of the island and is surrounded by steep hills creating an enclave cut… …   Wikipedia

  • Guantánamo Bay — inlet of the Caribbean, on the SE coast of Cuba: site of a U.S. naval station: 12 mi (19.3 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Guantanamo-Bay — Lage des Stützpunktes in der Guantánamo Bucht Die Guantanamo Bay Naval Base ist ein Stützpunkt der US Navy auf Kuba. Er liegt im Süden der Guantánamo Bucht, etwa 15 Kilometer südlich der gleichnamigen Stadt Guantánamo. Für den Stützpunkt wird… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guantanamo Bay — Lage des Stützpunktes in der Guantánamo Bucht Die Guantanamo Bay Naval Base ist ein Stützpunkt der US Navy auf Kuba. Er liegt im Süden der Guantánamo Bucht, etwa 15 Kilometer südlich der gleichnamigen Stadt Guantánamo. Für den Stützpunkt wird… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guantanamo Bay — Baie de Guantánamo La baie de Guantánamo (en espagnol: Bahía de Guantánamo) est une baie profonde située dans la province de Guantanamo à la pointe sud est de Cuba (19°55′N 75°11′W / …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Guantánamo Bay — a bay on the SE coast of Cuba. * * * Inlet of the Caribbean Sea, southeastern Cuba. It is one of the largest bays in the world: its harbour is about 6 mi (9 km) wide and 12 mi (19 km) long. Its strategic importance was recognized during the… …   Universalium

  • Guantanamo Bay — noun an inlet of the Caribbean Sea; a United States naval station was established on the bay in 1903 • Hypernyms: ↑bay, ↑embayment * * * Guantánamo Bay [Guantnamo Bay] a ↑bay in Cuba where there is a US Navy base. The sailors call it ‘Gitmo’. The …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guantánamo Bay — /gwanˌtanəmoʊ ˈbeɪ/ (say gwahn.tahnuhmoh bay) noun a bay on the south eastern coast of Cuba; US naval base; site of US detention centre for prisoners from the 2001–02 war in Afghanistan …   Australian English dictionary

  • Guantanamo Bay — noun /ˌɡwɑnˈtɑːnɑmoʊ ˈbeɪ/ A US naval base in South East Cuba …   Wiktionary

  • Guantanamo Bay detention camp — The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp is a controversial [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3754238.stm Guantanamo controversy rumbles on] ] United States detention center operated by Joint Task Force Guantanamo since 2002 in Guantanamo Bay …   Wikipedia

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