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Guana

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Guana gwä"nȧ (Zoöl) See Iguana.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n guana The tuberculated lizard, Iguana tuberculata: same as iguana.
    • n guana The great New Zealand lizard, Hatteria punctata.
    • n guana See the extract.
    • n guana The name in Cuba for the lace-like inner bark of the blue or mountain mahoe, Pariti elatum, a malvaceous tree 50 to 60 feet high. The fiber is obtainable in broad bands up to 12 or 15 inches wide. Formerly it was much used for tying up bundles of cigars; its place for this purpose, however, has been taken by specially woven silk bands. It is extensively used in the United States and Europe for making women's hats and millinery trimmings. Commercially known as Cuba bast.
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Usage

In literature:

His only personal expedition to the New World was that to Guana in 1595.
"Captain John Smith" by Charles Dudley Warner
Had I known that I was dining upon a guana, or large wood lizard, I scarcely think I would have made so hearty a meal.
"Tom Cringle's Log" by Michael Scott
The guana is harmless, and, in some countries, is used for food.
"A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I" by James Holman
Guana, The, described, x.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
Guana: or iguana, animal of the lizard kind.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Me catchee big manacou byme-bye; an' dat heap betterer dan nasty fat-face 'guana.
"The White Squall" by John Conroy Hutcheson
The guana also is indigenous to the islands.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
I'se hab news fo' him 'll tickle 'im in de ribs like a ole guana lizzard.
"The Maroon" by Mayne Reid
GUANAS, strife for women among the, ii.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
The name is now corrupted to Guana.
"Antigua and the Antiguans, Volume I (of 2)" by Anonymous
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In news:

Then sail out past limestone bluffs and a half-dozen moored yachts toward Bitter Guana Cay.
The GTM Research Reserve, 505 Guana River road, Ponte Vedra Beach, is offering a series of children's activities during the break.
From 10 am to noon Dec 27 take a guided cultural hike through the Guana Peninsula with the focus on history and archaeology.
Why was loved one killed at Guana park.
Jake Ames, Nick Guana, Kane Gunther and Paul Walter will join the CMU Mavericks.
Grace Community Outreach in Guana.
View this presentation from Grace Community Outreach in Guana.
One of Guana Island's Sea View Pool Cottages.
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In science:

Lyubeznik, A partial survey of local cohomology, Local cohomology and its applications (Guana juato, 1999), 121-154, Lecture Notes in Pure and Appl.
On the highest Lyubeznik number of a local ring
The first author thanks the hospitality of Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas (C.I.M.A.T.) in Guana juato, Mexico, and the financial support of UC-MEXUS and NSF DMS-0906264.
Generalized Contact Structures
This paper was written during J. A. D´ıaz-Garc´ıa’s stay as a visiting professor at the Department of Probability Statistics of the Center of Mathematical Research, Guana juato, M´exico.
Optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling: Stochastic matrix optimisation
This paper was written during J. A. D´ıaz-Garc´ıa’s stay as a visiting professor at the Department of Probability Statistics of the Center of Mathematical Research, Guana juato, M´exico.
Multivariate stratified sampling by stochastic multiobjective optimisation
This paper was written during J. A. D´ıaz-Garc´ıa’s stay as a visiting professor at the Department of Probability Statistics of the Center of Mathematical Research, Guana juato, M´exico.
A modified Pr\'ekopa's approach in optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling
Knapp reviewed cold gas and star formation in elliptical galaxies at the “Star Formation in Early-Type Galaxies” conference in Guana juato. A significant fraction of elliptical galaxies not in dense clusters is now known to contain interstellar matter in all the familiar phases— hot, warm and cold gas.
Princeton University Observatory Annual Report, 1997-98
Lipman, Lecures on local cohomology and duality, Local cohomology and its applications, Guana juanto, Mexico, Lecture Notes.
Deformation of $F$-injectivity and local cohomology
The support of CONACyT and the warm hospitality of the Institute of Physics for the Guana juato University, where this work was finished, are also greatly appreciated.
Miller-Good Method for Symmetric Double Potential Wells
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