1. [ noun ] (geography) the largest island in the Northern Marianas and the administrative center of the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in union with the United States
Related terms: island northern_mariana_islands Mariana_Islands
2. [ noun ] (military) US forces captured the island from the Japanese in July 1944; it was an important air base until the end of World War II
Related terms: amphibious_assault World_War_II
Similar spelling:   Saephan