Nauru

[ nah-oo-roo ]
/ nɑˈu ru /

noun

Republic of Nauru, an island republic in the Pacific, near the equator, west of Kiribati: administered by Australia before 1968. 8¼ sq. mi. (21 sq. km).

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Formerly Pleasant Island .

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Na·u·ru·an, noun, adjective
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Nauru
/ (nɑːˈuːruː) /

noun

an island republic in the SW Pacific, west of Kiribati: administered jointly by Australia, New Zealand, and Britain as a UN trust territory before becoming independent in 1968; a member of the Commonwealth (formerly a special member not represented at all meetings, until 1999). The economy is based on export of phosphates. Languages: Nauruan (a Malayo-Polynesian language) and English. Religion: Christian. Currency: Australian dollar. Capital: Yaren. Pop: 9 434 (2013 est). Area: 2130 hectares (5263 acres)Former name: Pleasant Island
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