Examples from the Web for nauru
While on Nauru Island labour was scarce, on Angaur several plants had to be finished before work could proceed to the full extent.Germany's Vanishing Colonies|Gordon Le Sueur
"Bless you, Norah and dad hadn't tasted butter for nearly three years before they came on board the Nauru," said Jim.
No one knew quite when the Nauru would berth; it was wrapped in mystery, like all movements of troopships.
A jolly good ship, too, Tommy; one of the big Australian liners—the Nauru.
Nauru is of utmost importance to them because they are extensive agricultural countries.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
British Dictionary definitions for nauru
Word Origin and History for nauru
of unknown origin; formerly known as Pleasant Island (1798). Related: Nauruan (1921).