n. (alternative spelling of gue English)
adj. of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions; "genitourinary infections" [syn: genitourinary]
Housing Units (2000): 100
Land area (2000): 1.917892 sq. miles (4.967318 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.917892 sq. miles (4.967318 sq. km)
FIPS code: 32536
Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
Location: 33.949505 N, 87.871921 W
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Gü is a company that produces a range of desserts, sold in the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. The product is made in the UK and was created by entrepreneur James Averdieck.
Gu can refer to several different Chinese or Korean family names. Some places, such as Hongkong or South Korea, usually romanize this family name into "Koo" or "Ku".
Gu or jincan (; lit. "gold silkworm") was a venom-based poison associated with cultures of south China, particularly Nanyue. The traditional preparation of gu poison involved sealing several venomous creatures (e.g., centipede, snake, scorpion) inside a closed container, where they devoured one another and allegedly concentrated their toxins into a single survivor. Gu was used in black magic practices such as manipulating sexual partners, creating malignant diseases, and causing death. According to Chinese folklore, a gu spirit could transform into various animals, typically a worm, caterpillar, snake, frog, dog, or pig.
A gu is tall and slender, with a slightly flared base that tapers to a slim center section before widening again into a trumpet-like mouth, wider than the base. Its surface is often decorated with '' taotie ''.
A gu from the Shang dynasty was among the 13 works of art stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on 18 March 1990, along with paintings by Rembrandt and Vermeer.
A district or gu is an administrative unit in South Korea. There are two kinds of districts in South Korea. One is the autonomous district of special and metropolitan cities which is a municipal entity similar to a city with its own mayor along with its own legislative council and the other is the non-autonomous district of municipal cities. Cities with over 500,000 people are allowed to have gu (notable exceptions to this rule are the cities of Gimhae, Hwaseong, and Namyangju).
Usage examples of "gu".
Paul Guber quit his brokerage firm and entered rabbinical college in Chicago.
She and Guen had done a fine job in prodding them on their way, had sent them running in the opposite direction down the corridor, but they likely had already turned about.