marianas marianas  /ˌmɛ ri ˈæ nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan; discovered by Magellan in 1521

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News

  • HRT spuds second deepwater well offshore Namibia

    RIO DE JANEIRO – The semisubmersible Transocean Marianas has started drilling a second exploration well offshore Namibia for HRT Walvis Petroleum. Murombe-1 is 15 km (9.3 mi) west of HRT’s first well on license PEL-23, Wingat-1, in the Walvis basin.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Offshore Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Extending federal immigration law to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas closes the guest worker loophole under which so many were held in modern slavery. The Constitution's guarantee of freedom must apply everywhere in the United States, no...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: John Conyers Source: Pacific Daily News

  2. "This represents an aggressive attack on the people of the Northern Mariana Islands," Doolittle said. "Organized labor has had it in for the Northern Marianas for years. I just think it is unfortunate. This is one of our territories - and...
    on Jan 14, 2007 By: John Doolittle Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "This bill would impose a federal labor system on the commonwealth which is nothing more, or less, than an effort to enforce a 'command economy' system on the Northern Marianas . In another day, it would be called socialism,. It entrusts to...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Benigno Fitial Source: pacific

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