Nauru

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nauru a small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia to the west of the Gilbert Islands
    • n Nauru an island republic on Nauru Island; phosphate exports support the economy
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Usage

In literature:

The Nauru sails from Liverpool.
"Back To Billabong" by Mary Grant Bruce
The latest news from Belfast suggests that in the expression of brotherly love Queen's Island has little to learn from Nauru.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 28th, 1920" by Various
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In news:

Amid political deadlock and economic ruin, will Nauru 's luck ever turn.
Pilot's sweet tooth lands him in Nauru jail.
On Nauru , a Sinking Feeling.
Nauru scrambles as Australia closes island's detention center.
Decades of phosphate mining left its mark on Nauru , which is now resuming mining of the lucrative resource.
President Chen Shui-bian, right, yesterday proposes a toast to Nauruan President Ludwig Scotty at the Presidential Office to celebrate the resumption of the diplomatic ties between Taiwan and Nauru .
CIA World Factbook A detailed list of facts and figures for Nauru .
US State Department Notes This document describes the history, government, politics and economy of Nauru .
On Nauru, a Sinking Feeling .
Australia asylum camp in Nauru ' cruel and degrading'.
Nauru pushes higher fees for asylum seekers sent by Australia.
Islands like Nauru were the real challenges.
Kieren Keke remembers growing up on the Pacific island of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic.
Nauru asylum camp ' unbearable '.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights criticises conditions at Australia's offshore processing camp for asylum seekers on Nauru.
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