What is Marianas?

Marianas definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun (used with a plural verb)
a group of 15 small islands in the Pacific, E of the Philippines: divided into Guam, a possession of the U.S., and the North Marianas, formally under U.S. trusteeship. 453 sq. mi. (1127 sq. km).

Compare North Mariana Islands.

Also called Formerly LaA.drone IsA.lands [luh-drohn] /lE?E?droE?n/, LaA.drones [luh-drohnz; Spanish lah-tha??raw-nes] /lE?E?droE?nz; Spanish lE?E?A?rE?a??nE?s/.