Banaba

[ buh-nah-buh ]
/ bəˈnɑ bə /

noun

an island in the W central Pacific Ocean, in the Gilbert Islands group of Kiribati.
Also called Ocean Island.
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  • It is somewhat inferior to Banaba, but supplies its place when Banaba is scarce.

British Dictionary definitions for banaba

Banaba

/ (bəˈnɑːbə) /

noun

an island in the SW Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati. Phosphates were mined by Britain (1900–79). Area: about 5 sq km (2 sq miles). Pop: 301 (2005)Also called: Ocean Island

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