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Guava Guava (from Spanish Guayaba; Goiaba in Portuguese) is a genus of about 100 species of tropical shrubs and small trees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae, native to the Caribbean, Central America and northern South America. The leaves are opposite, simple, elliptic to ovate, 5-15 cm long.
Guavaberry The guavaberry or rumberry (Myrciaria floribunda or Eugenia Floribunda) is a fruit tree which grows in the Caribbean. The guavaberry, which should not be confused with the guava, is a close relative of Camu Camu.
Guayabera The guayabera (also known as a Mexican wedding shirt) is a style of men's shirt popular throughout Latin America. The origin of the garment is disputed as various claims have attributed the distinctive style to differing Latin American countries.
Guayabo Guayabo is an archeological site located in Turrialba, Costa Rica. The site is of great archeological and cultural importance even though a very small portion of the city has actually been uncovered and studied.
Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve The Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve is a Nature Reserve of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, which encompasses the four islands including Guayabo and los PĂˇjaros in the Gulf of Nicoya. It is the location for many nesting sites for brown pelicans as well as various other species of birds.
Guayabo National Monument Guayabo National Monument is a national monument in the Central Volcanic Conservation Area in the Cartago Province of Costa Rica that covers the largest archaeological site in the country. Still partly unexplored the area contains ancient bridges and dwellings, and petroglyphs have been found that are estimated at about 3,000 years old.
Guayama, Puerto Rico Guayama (gwah-YAH-mah) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located on the Southern Coastal Valley region, bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of Cayey; east of Salinas; and west of Patillas and Arroyo. Guayama is spread over 9 wards and Guayama Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).
Guayanilla, Puerto Rico Guayanilla (gwah-yah-NEE-yah) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in southern coast of the island, bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of Adjuntas, east of Yauco; and west of PeĂ±uelas and about 20 km (12 mi) west of Ponce. Guayanilla is spread over 16 wards and Guayanilla Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).
Guayllabamba Guayllabamba (Quechua for green plain) is a small agricultural town (administratively, a rural parish of the canton of Quito) located 29 kilometers northeast of the city of Quito in northern Ecuador. In the Ecuadorian national census of November 24, 2001, the parish had a population of 12,227 ZoolĂłgico de Quito (Quito Zoo), which was originally in the BenalcĂˇzar] parish of the city of Quito, was moved in 1997 to the southwest of the parish, and is operated since 1999 by the FundaciĂłn ZoolĂłgica del Ecuador.
GuaymĂ The GuaymĂ or NgĂ¤be are an indigenous group living mainly within the NgĂ¤be-Bugle comarca (or reserve) in the Western Panamanian provinces of Veraguas, ChiriquĂ and Bocas del Toro. GuaymĂ is the traditional term for the NgĂ¤be and is derived from the Buglere term for them (guaymiri).
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Guaynabo (gwei-NAH-bo) is a municipality in the northern part of Puerto Rico located in the northern coast of the island, north of Aguas Buenas; south of CataĂ±o; east of BayamĂłn; and west of San Juan. Guaynabo is spread over 9 wards and Guaynabo Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).
Guaynia Guaynia was the territory that stretched along the southern coast of Puerto Rico in pre-Columbian times. The Taino cacique (tribal chief) Agueybana ruled the area around Guayanilla when Christopher Columbus landed in Puerto Rico in 1493.
GuayquirarĂł River The GuayquirarĂł River is a river in the Mesopotamic northeastern region of Argentina. It is born in the middle section of the border between the provinces of Entre RĂos and Corrientes, fed from several streams on its right-hand basin.
Guayule Guayule (Parthenium argentatum), pronounced 'wa-YOO-leh', is a shrub in the genus Parthenium of the family Asteraceae, native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. The plant can be used as an alternate source of latex that is also hypoallergenic, unlike the normal Hevea rubber.
GuĂa de Isora GuĂa de Isora is a municipality in the western part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. GuĂa de Isora is north of the Tenerife Sur suburb.
GuĂˇnica, Puerto Rico GuĂˇnica (GWAH-nee-kah) is a municipality in southwestern Puerto Rico located on southern coast, bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of Sabana Grande, east of Lajas, and west of Yauco. The municipality of GuĂˇnica consists of seven wards as well as GuĂˇnica Pueblo, the principal town and administrative center of the municipality.
GuĂ©dĂ© In Haitian Vodun, the GuĂ©dĂ© (also spelled Gede or Ghede) are the family of spirits that embody the powers of death and fertility. They are closely associated with the loa Baron (whose aspects are Baron Samedi, Baron La Croix and Baron CimetiĂ¨re).
GuĂ©delon Castle GuĂ©delon Castle is a construction project in the hamlet of GuĂ©delon, in Treigny, Yonne, France, near Auxerre. When completed in the 2020's, it will be an authentic recreation of a 13th century medieval castle.
GuĂ©pard class destroyer The GuĂ©pard-class destroyers (contre-torpilleurs) of the French navy were laid down in 1927 and commissioned in 1930. They were similar to the previous Chacal class, with a larger hull and with a slightly improved speed and gun armament with 138mm guns of a new design.
GuĂ©ridon a guĂ©ridon is a small table to hold a lamp or vase, supported by a tall column or a human or mythological figure. This piece of furniture, often very graceful and elegant, originated in France towards the middle of the 17th century.
GuĂ°bergur Bergsson GuĂ°bergur Bergsson is an Icelandic writer born in GrindavĂk on October 16, 1932. He went to the University of Iceland for his Teaching degree and then went for further study in literature at the University of Barcelona.
GuĂ°jĂłn SamĂşelsson GuĂ°jĂłn SamĂşelsson (1887 - 1950) was a State Architect of Iceland. Notable designs include main building of the University of Iceland, the National Theatre, the Landakot Roman Catholic Cathedral in ReykjavĂk and the Church of Akureyri; however his final and most recognized work is the HallgrĂmskirkja church, which was commissiond in 1937.
GuĂ°laugur Kristinn Ă“ttarsson GuĂ°laugur Kristinn Ă“ttarsson (date and place of birth: December 11, 1954 in ReykjavĂk, Iceland), guitar player and engineer. He is a mathematician, an inventor, a practising polytechnic engineer, lecturer and the author of several scientific papers.
GuĂ°mundur Arason GuĂ°mundur Arason (1161 - March 16 1237) was an influential 12th and 13th century Icelandic bishop who took part in increasing the powers of the Catholic Church in medieval Iceland. His story is recorded in several manuscripts, most notably Prestssaga GuĂ°mundar gĂłĂ°a.
GuĂ°rĂşn BjarnadĂłttir GuĂ°rĂşn MarĂa BjarnadĂłttir or Gudrun Maria Bjarnadottir (born c. 1943) , of Iceland, was crowned Miss International in 1963, when her title was known as "The International Beauty of 1963" in Long Beach, California.
GuÄŤa trumpet festival The GuÄŤa trumpet festival, also known as the DragaÄŤevo Assembly (Serbian: Đ”Ń€Đ°Ń‡ĐµĐ˛ŃĐşĐ¸ ŃĐ°Đ±ĐľŃ€ or DragaÄŤevski sabor), is an annual trumpet festival held in the town of GuÄŤa, Serbia, which is in the DragaÄŤevo region. Several hundred thousand visitors make their way to the town of several thousand people every year, both from Serbia and abroad.
Guba Koricha Guba Koricha is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. Located in the Mirab Hararghe Zone, Guba Koricha, according to the OCHA map (2005) is bordered on the south by Darolebu, on the southwest by the Arsi Zone, on the west by the Afar Region, on the north by Mieso, on the northeast by Chiro, on the east by Habro, and on the southeast by Boke;Map of Somali Region at UN-OCHA (PDF file) however the map of the Oromia Region published by Disaster Prevention and Disaster Agency (2006) shows that the western part of Guba Koricha is a separate woreda named Anchar.
Guba Lafto Guba Lafto is one of the 105 woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Semien Wollo Zone, Guba Lafto is bordered on the south by the Debub Wollo Zone, on the west by Dawuntna Delant, on the northwest by Meket, on the north by Gidan, on the northeast by Kobo, on the east by the Afar Region, and on the southeast by Habru.
Gubbaun Saor Gubbaun Saor is the main character of The Wonder Smith and His Son, a retelling of fourteen tales of the mythological smith of Ireland, by Ella Young; illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff (1927). It was a 1928 Newbery Honor Book.
Gubbins band The Gubbins band was a group of footpads, sheep-stealers, beggars, cutpurses, cut-throats and highwaymen who inhabited the area around Lydford in Devon around the time of the English Civil War. Their leader, one Roger Rowle, has been variously characterised both as a blackhearted villain and as the Robin Hood of Dartmoor.
Gubby Allen Sir George Oswald Browning Allen (known as Gubby Allen) (born 31 July 1902, Bellevue Hill, Sydney, Australia; died 29 November 1989, St John's Wood, London) was an Australian-born English cricketer, renowned as both a bowler and batsman, who played 25 Tests for England and was captain in 11 of them.
Guberniya Guberniya ( IPA: ) (also gubernia, guberniia, gubernya) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as governorate or province. A guberniya was ruled by a governor or (, gubernator), a word borrowed from either Latin gubernator or Greek kybernates.
Gubin, Bosnia and Herzegovina Gubin is a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina, near the Livno Valley. The town suffered total population decreasing because of the Operation Storm, the Serbian majority fleeing to Serbia, in later years a small amount of the residents have returned.
Gubin, Poland Gubin is a town in south-western Poland which lies on the right bank of the Nysa ĹuĹĽycka river with 15,000 inhabitants (2005). Situated in the Krosno OdrzaĹ„skie County of the Lubusz Voivodeship since 1999, previously in Zielona GĂłra Voivodeship between 1975-1998.
Gucci socialist Gucci socialist is a political epithet similar to Champagne socialist or Limousine liberal that is used to describe people who claim to support left-of-centre policy or theory, including various forms of soft socialism and liberalism, but have an undeniably capitalist, bourgeoisie lifestyle. Gucci refers to the haute couture created at the Italian fashion house which bears the name.
Gudbrandsdal Gudbrandsdalen is a valley and traditional district in the Norwegian fylke (county) of Oppland. The valley is oriented in a north-westerly direction from Lillehammer at Lake MjĂ¸sa, extending 230 km toward Romsdal.
GudbrandsdalslĂĄgen The GudbrandsdalslĂĄgen (or LĂĄgenThe word lĂĄgen means watercourse in the Norwegian language and appears as a suffix meaning river. Examples of this use include in GudbrandsdalslĂĄgen, NumedalslĂĄgen, and SuldalslĂĄgen.
Guddi Guddi (Devnagari: ŕ¤—ŕĄŕ¤ˇŕĄŤŕ¤ˇŕĄ€) is a 1971 film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and written by Gulzar. It is Jaya Bachchan (nĂ©e Bhaduri)'s career making film in which she plays a school girl obsessed with the actor Dharmendra, who plays himself.
GudenĂĄ The River Guden (Danish:GudenĂĄen), on the Jutland peninsula, is Denmark's longest river. It flows 160 kilometres from Tinnet Krat in Vejle County, between NĂ¸rre Snede and TĂ¸rring-Uldum, to Grund Fjord in Randers, on a course which takes it through the counties of Vejle, Ă…rhus, and Viborg.
Gudgenby River The Gudgenby River is a river in the Australian Capital Territory that flows predominantly through the forests of the Namadgi National Park. The river catchment contains ecologically significant alpine wetlands.
Gudgeon (fish) Gudgeon is a common name for a number of small freshwater fishes of the families Cyprinidae, Eleotridae or Ptereleotridae. Most gudgeons are elongate, bottom-dwelling fish, many of which live in rapids and other fast moving water.
Gudgeon Pin (Internal Combustion Engine) In internal combustion engines piston engines, the gudgeon pin is that which connects the piston to the connecting rod and provides a bearing for the connecting rod to pivot as it moves. In very early engine designs (including those driven by steam and also many very large stationary or marine engines, the gudgeon pin is located in a sliding crosshead that connects to the piston via a rod.
GudiĂ±os GudiĂ±os is a small town in the state of QuerĂ©taro, Mexico, located between the towns of ColĂłn and TolimĂˇn. The town has 400 inhabitants and a 7000 acre ranch and hacienda called the Small Property of GudiĂ±os.
Gudit Gudit (or Yodit, meaning Judith; also known as Esato) is a semi-legendary non-Christian queen (flourished c.960) who laid waste to Axum and its countryside, destroyed churches and monuments, and attempted to exterminate the members of the ruling Axumite dynasty.
Gudivada Gudivada is a census town in Krishna district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a mandal headquarters with more than 100,000 inhabitants, lying as junction of Vijayawada-Machilipatnam-Bhimavaram-Nuzvid in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh of India.
Gudmund Harlem Gudmund Harlem (1917-1988) was the Norwegian Minister of Social Affairs 1955-1961 and Minister of Defense 1961-1963 and 1963-1965. He was also a physician, and the father of former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland.
GudmundrĂĄ Court District GudmundrĂĄ Court District, or GudmundrĂĄ tingslag, was a district of Ă…ngermanland in Sweden. The provinces in Norrland were never divided into hundreds and instead the court district (tingslag) served as the basic division of rural areas.
GudrĂ¸d the Hunter GudrĂ¶d the Hunter (Old Norse: GuĂ°rÇ«Ă°r veiĂ°ikonung, Modern Icelandic: GuĂ°rĂ¶Ă°ur veiĂ°ikonung, Norwegian: GudrĂ¸d Veidekonge) is a legendary king who was the son of Halfdan the Mild of the House of Yngling and of Liv Dagsdotter of Vestmar, according to Heimskringla.
Gudrid Eiriksdottir According to sagas Gudrid Eiriksdottir was one of Vikings who settled (temporarily) in Vinland. She was said to be the wife of Ăžorfinnur Karlsefni and the mother of Snorri Ăžorfinnsson, who was possibly the first child of European descent to be born in North America.
Gudrun Ensslin Gudrun Ensslin (August 15 1940 â€“ October 18 1977) was a founder of the German terrorist group Red Army Faction (Rote Armee Fraktion, or RAF, also known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang.) After becoming romantically involved with co-founder Andreas Baader, Ensslin was influential in the radicalization of Baader's left-wing beliefs and the intellectual head of the RAF.
Gudrun Ure Gudrun Ure (born 12 March 1926 in Campsie, Strathclyde) is a Scottish actress who portrayed Supergran. She also appeared in the pilot to a series called Life After Life by Yes Minister creator Jonathan Lynn which no further episodes were made.
Gudula Saint Gudula is named after several places where she is venerated or which are relevant to her biography: Moorsel (where she lived), Brussels (where a chapter in her honour was founded in 1047) and Eibingen (where the relic of her skull is conserved). In Brabant she is usually callede Goule (Latin: Gudula, Dutch: Sinte Goedele, French: Sainte Gudule).
Gudumba Shankar Gudumba Shankar (Telugu: ŕ°—ŕ±ŕ°ˇŕ±ŕ°‚ŕ°¬ ŕ°¶ŕ°‚ŕ°•ŕ°°ŕ±Ť) is a 2004 Telugu movie directed by Veera Shankar and produced by Nagendra Babu. Pawan Kalyan played the lead role as Meera Jasmine, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Sayaji Shinde played other vital roles.
Guduru (woreda) Guduru (also transliterated Gudru) is one of the 180 woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. This woreda is named after one of the sections of the Macha Oromo, also known as the Torban Guduru ("the seven houses of Guduru"), which coalesced into a kingdom around 1855 under Gama Moras, which lay between the Abay River and the Gibe region.
Gudvanga Tunnel Guvanga Tunnel or Gudvangatunnelen connects the village of Gudvangen (Aurland municipality, Sogn og Fjordane county) at the head of the NĂ¦rĂ¸yfjord with the Undredalen valley and is part of European route E16.
Gue'vesa In the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe, Gue'vesa ("Human Helper") is the name the Tau give to the humans who have joined their empire. After the Damocles Gulf Crusade, many Imperial Guardsmen were stranded in Tau-controlled regions of space.
Guejae Gae The Guejae Gae (also called the Gaulchae Gae) is a type of dog similar to the Korean Jindo Dog. While these dogs are almost identical, the Guejae is slightly larger with longer canine teeth that bend slightly inward.
Guelderian Wars The Guelderian Wars (Dutch: Gelderse oorlogen) were a series of conflicts in the Low Countries between the Duke of Burgundy, who controlled Holland, Flanders, Brabant and Hainaut, and Charles, Duke of Guelders, who controlled Guelders, Groningen and Frisia.
Guelph (electoral district) Guelph is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1988 and has been since 2004. It will elect a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the next provincial election.
Guelph CMC's The Guelph CMC's or sometimes known as the Guelph CMC's Biltmore Mad Hatters were a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey Association as a Junior 'A' team in the new Western Junior A league from 1968 to 1970, and as a Junior 'A' team from 1970 to 75. The team was based in Guelph, Ontario, and played home games as the Guelph Memorial Gardens.
Guelph municipal election, 2006 The 2006 Guelph municipal election was held on November 13, 2006, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, to elect the Mayor of Guelph, Guelph City Council and the Guelph members of the Upper Grand District School Board (Public) and Wellington Catholic District School Board. The election was one of many races across the province of Ontario.
Guelphs and Ghibellines The Guelphs and Ghibellines were factions supporting, respectively, the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire in central and northern Italy during the 12th and 13th centuries. The struggle for power between the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire had arisen with the Investiture Conflict of the 11th century.
Guemar Guemar (or Guemmar) is a Saharan oasis in Algeria near the Tunisian border, in the Oued Souf area of the wilaya of El Oued (see map), about 20 km north of El Oued city. It includes a zaouia and a border post; the latter is notable for having been attacked by two Islamists who had fought in Afghanistan, Tayeb Messaoudi and Abderrahmane Dahane, on November 27, 1991, before the beginning of the Algerian Civil War proper.
Guemes Island Guemes Island is a small island in the southeastern part of the San Juan Islands chain in western Skagit County, Washington state, USA. Guemes Island is just north of the town of Anacortes, and is accessible via a short ferry ride.
Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country is a novel by Rosalind Miles, based on Arthurian legend. It chronicles the life of Queen Guenevere from her perspective, from childhood to the blossoming of her relationship with Lancelot.
Guenon The guenons are the genus Cercopithecus of Old World monkeys. Not all the members of this genus have the word "guenon" in their common names, and because of changes in scientific classification, some monkeys in other genera may have common names that do include the word "guenon".
Guenter Treitel Professor Sir Guenter Heinz Treitel, is a German-born English DCL, FBA, QC, who retired as Vinerian Professor of English Law in 1997, and has been awarded a knighthood for services to law. Professor Treitel has been a Fellow of All Souls College since 1979; he was previously a Fellow of Magdalen College from 1954 to 1979.
Gueorgui Makharadze In January of 1997, Gueorgui Makharadze, the deputy ambassador of the Republic of Georgia in Washington caused an accident that injured four people and killed a sixteen-year-old girl. He was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.
Guercino Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (February 8, 1591 â€” December 9, 1666), best known as Guercino or Il Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna. Guercino is Italian for squinter, a nickname that was given to him because he was cross-eyed.
Guerciotti Guerciotti bicycles was founded in 1964 outside Milan, Italy, by brothers and former racers, Paulo and Italo Guerciotti, with advice and assistance from Cino Cinelli. In 1980, Alberto Mondonico joined the firm.
Guerilla burlesque Guerilla Burlesque has become a part of San Francisco burlesque culture in the past two years. "Guerilla Burlesque" occurs when a burlesque act happens spontaneously at a show, or when burlesque performers descend upon a show to which they were uninvited, thereby finding their way onto the stage.
Guerilla Disco Guerilla Disco is the first album from Quarashi with new rapper Tiny. The album was originally going to be called 'Payback' (the name of the opening track), but was later changed to 'Guerilla Disco', the name of an older Quarashi instrumental.
Guerilla Maab Guerilla Maab was a Houston based rap trio which consisted of rappers Z-Ro, his cousin Trae, and his brother Dougie D. They have released 3 studio albums (all of which have been released as a Screwed and Chopped version).
Guerilla phase of the Second Chechen War This article lists some of notable land warfare incidents in Chechnya since the end of the main Russian offensive in April 2000. (For the list of notable attacks against aircraft, see Russian aircraft losses in North Caucasus since 1999).
Guerilla Records Guerilla Records is a record label that ran from the early and mid 1990s which featured progressive house from artists such as Spooky, Moody Boyz, Felix Da Housecat, and Billie Ray Martin. Many of their covers were designed by graphic designer Neville Brody.
Guerilla Traveler Guerilla Traveler is a term coined by writer, photographer, filmmaker, musician and traveler, William Roderick Richardson. A "guerilla traveler" is someone who travels for travel's sake, with or without objective, someone whose life takes place "on the road.
Guerilla Welfare Guerilla Welfare was an independent Canadian, Edmonton-based, electric/electronic duo that combined heavily processed acoustic and electric instruments with spoken word and field recordings of acoustic "world" instruments/singing samples. The result was pan-ethnic and somewhat experimental grooves, with tongues planted firmly in the cheek.
Guerisseuse Guerisseuse is a minor character from Arthurian Legend, found in French work from the time of Chretien de Troyes. In the legend, Guerisseuse, whose name is French for "healer", lives by herself and is renowed for her ability to heal anyone in the surrounding area.
Guernica (band) Presumably named after the famous painting Guernica by Pablo Picasso, this Japanese trio from the 1980s specializes in avant-garde music in a retro 1920's and 30's cabaret style. Their early recordings are primarily electronic (using synthesizers instead of traditional acoustic instruments) but their later works are performed by a live orchestra.
Guernica (painting) Guernica is a painting by Pablo Picasso, inspired by Picasso's horror at the Nazi German bombing of Gernika, Spain on April 26, 1937 during the Spanish Civil War. The air raid destroyed the city, killing a number of people variously estimated between 250 and 1,600, and injuring many more.
Guernica (town) Gernika-Lumo, (pronounced ), formerly Guernica y Luno in Spanish, and commonly shortened as Gernika, known to English and Spanish speakers as Guernica and sometimes pronounced in English as ) is a town in Biscay province, in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, Spain. The town of Gernika is united in one municipality with neighbouring Lumo (formerly "Luno" in Spanish), .
Guernsey (clothing) A guernsey (or gansey) is a seaman's knitted woollen sweater, similar to a jersey, differing in that it is thicker and more likely to be hand knitted, or in having such an appearance in contrast to the latter's finer knit. It is also less detailed than a Jersey.
Guernsey at the 2006 Commonwealth Games The British Crown Dependency of Guernsey was represented in the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a 28-member strong contingent, comprising 28 sportspersons and no officials. They competed in 8 sports, including athletics, badminton, cycling, lawn bowls, shooting, squash, swimming, and triathlon.
Guernsey English Guernsey English is the dialect of English spoken by natives of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, distinguished by the fact that it has considerable influence from DgĂ¨rnĂ©siais, the variety of Norman indigenous to Guernsey. The dialect contains terms such as "buncho" (from DgĂ¨rnĂ©siais: bond d'tchu) for the English "somersault".
Guernsey pound The Guernsey pound is the currency issued by the States of Guernsey. Guernsey is in currency union with the United Kingdom, and the Guernsey pound is not a separate currency but is a local issue of banknotes and coins denominated in pound sterling, in a similar way to the banknotes issued in Scotland and Northern Ireland (see Sterling banknotes).
Guernsey Telecom Guernsey Telecom was the name of the telephone service provider owned by the States of Guernsey, the government of Guernsey, Channel Islands. On 30 May 2002, it was sold to Cable and Wireless in a deal worth ÂŁ30 million.
Guerra Junqueiro Abilio Manuel Guerra Junqueiro (September 17, 1850â€”July 7, 1923) was a Portuguese lawyer for the University of Coimbra, a high administrative employee, politician, member of the Portuguese House of Representatives, journalist, author and poet. His work most famously lead to the creation of the Portuguese Republic.
Guerrero Guerrero is a state in Mexico named in honor of the second president of The Republic, General Vicente RamĂłn Guerrero SaldaĂ±a (10 August 1782 â€“ 14 February 1831), a hero of the Independence War, who was of African and Amerindian descent. General Guerrero was born in Tixtla, later renamed Tixtla de Guerrero.
Guerrilla (film) Guerrilla is a 2007 biopic about Argentinean-born doctor and revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara (1928-1967), most famous for leading Fidel Castro's forces against Batista. After his work in Cuba, Che moved on to other causes in Africa and Latin America, eventually being captured and executed by counter-insurgency rangers in the mountains of Bolivia.
Guerrilla Army of the Poor The Guerrilla Army Of The Poor (EGP - Ejercito Guerrillero de los Pobres) was one of the four guerrilla organizations comprising the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG - Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca) that negotiated and signed the Peace accords in Guatemala with the Government and the Army of Guatemala.
Guerrilla filmmaking Guerrilla filmmaking refers to a form of independent filmmaking characterized by low budgets, skeleton crews, and simple props using whatever is available. Often scenes are shot quickly in real locations without any warning, and without obtaining permission from the owners of the locations.
Guerrilla gardening Guerrilla gardening is political gardening, a form of nonviolent direct action, primarily practiced by environmentalists. Activists take over an abandoned piece of land which they don't own to grow crops or plants.
Guerrilla gay bar â‰ Guerilla Gay Bar (also: Guerilla Queer Bar, Gorilla Gay Bar, Gorilla Queer Bar) is the name a variety of groups that organize visits to nightclubs with predominantly heterosexual clientele by groups of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and others.
Guerrilla gig Guerrilla gigging is a type of concert performed in a non-traditional setting or arranged in an unusual fashion. It became associated with punk rock, indie rock and noise rock bands, first in Britain and later in the United States during the early to mid 2000s.
Guerrilla Girl Guerrilla Girl is a documentary film directed by Frank Piasechi Poulsen. It tells the story of a young girl -Isabel- who enters the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the largest insurgent group in Colombia.
Guerrilla Girls The Guerrilla Girls are a group of feminist artists. The group was established in New York City in 1984 and is known for using guerrilla tactics (especially guerrilla art) to promote women, and soon thereafter, minorities, in the arts.
Guerrilla marketing Guerrilla marketing, as described by Jay Conrad Levinson in his popular 1982 book Guerrilla Marketing, is an unconventional way of performing promotional activities on a very low budget. Such promotions are sometimes designed so that the target audience is left unaware they have been marketed to and may therefore be a form of undercover marketing (also called stealth marketing).
Guerrilla News Network Guerrilla News Network, Inc. (GNN) is a privately owned news web site and television production company that declares as its mission to "expose people to important global issues through guerrilla programming on the web and on television.
Guerrilla publishing Guerilla Publishing is a catchall term that encompasses many different low budget efforts at self-publishing and micro publishing. Some restrict the use of the term to mean only the publishing of books and pamphlets by employees who use their employers' office supplies to produce their books, but current usage of the term also includes what in the past would have been called small press publishers.