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Belau

[ buh-lou ]
/ bəˈlaʊ /
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noun
Republic of Belau, a group of islands in the western part of the Caroline group, in the Pacific: taken by U.S. forces after severe fighting 1944; formerly a Japanese mandate, then under U.S. trusteeship; gained independence 1981. 171 sq. mi. (443 sq. km).
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Formerly Pa·lau Is·lands [pah-lou], /pɑˈlaʊ/, Pe·lew Is·lands [pee-loo] /piˈlu/ .
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Belau
/ (bəˈlaʊ) /

noun
an alternative name for the (Republic of) Palau
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