mam mam  /ˈmɑm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
  2. (n) a Mayan language spoken by the Mam

Usage(s):

  1. France recently signed an agreement giving Nuoc Mam Phu Quoc an appellation d'origine contrle, the same status given to Cham-pagne vintners.
  2. Inside the probe, a built-in timer had been programmed to turn on the mam instruments at the proper time.
  3. But the mam value of the monthly figures is in what they say about the direction in which unemployment is going.

News

  1. ARI Announces the Election of Dwight B. Mamanteo to Board of Directors

    MILWAUKEE -- ARI Network Services , a leading provider of website, software and data solutions that help dealers, distributors, and manufacturers Sell More Stuff!(TM), announced today that Dwight B. Mamanteo, ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Missoula Art Museum receives grant to promote Indian Education for All from July 12 -September 22

    MISSOULA — A Museum/School Collaborative grant to promote Indian Education for All, sponsored by Montana OPI and the Montana Historical Society, was awarded to MAM this past fall.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Char-Koosta News

Quotes

  1. "I recall a phrase we used in the field, MAM, for military-age male," Powell wrote. "If a helo spotted a peasant in black pajamas who looked remotely suspicious, a possible MAM, the pilot would circle and fire in front of him. If he moved,...
    on Nov 26, 2004 By: Colin Powell Source: Consortium News

  2. Bruce, who saw his side relegated from the top flight last April after a 0-0 home draw against the Magpies, said: "I remember it well. It's etched in here ...... but it's not revenge. I am a Geordie, and so are my 'mam' and dad, my mother and...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Steve Bruce Source: ITV.com

  3. "But it was getting to the stage that mam was nagging me and going, 'I'm not long for this world,'" Carthy says.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Eliza Carthy Source: The Guardian

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