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  • n  a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
  • n  a Mayan language spoken by the Mam

  • France recently signed an agreement giving Nuoc Mam Phu Quoc an appellation d'origine contrle, the same status given to Cham-pagne vintners.
  • This bit of mam-spam promised a pill or pulley (can't be sure: I didn't click on the link) that was "Guaranteed to increase, lift and firm your breasts in 60 days or your money .
  • Inside the probe, a built-in timer had been programmed to turn on the mam instruments at the proper time.
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  • Colin Powell in Consortium News
    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,...
  • Steve Bruce in
    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...
  • Eliza Carthy in The Guardian
    But it was getting to the stage that mam was nagging me and going, 'I'm not long for this world,'Carthy says.

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