Dictionary.com

Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the

[ truhst-ter-i-tawr-eeuhvthuhpuh-sif-ik ahy-luhndz ]
/ ˈtrʌst ˌtɛr ɪˌtɔr i əv ðə pəˈsɪf ɪk ˈaɪ ləndz /
Save This Word!

noun
a U.S. trust territory in the Pacific Ocean, comprising the Mariana, Marshall, and Caroline Islands: approved by the United Nations 1947; since 1976 constituents of the trusteeship have established or moved toward self-government. 717 sq. mi. (1,857 sq. km).
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the in a sentence

FEEDBACK