Nauru

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geographical name Na·u·ru \nä-ˈü-(ˌ)rü\
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Pleasant Island

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Definition of Nauru

  1. island (atoll) in the western Pacific 26 miles (42 kilometers) south of the Equator; formerly a joint British, New Zealand, and Australian trust territory; since 1968 an independent republic area 8 square miles (21 square kilometers), population 10,085

Nauruan

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NAURU Defined for English Language Learners

Nauru

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geographical name Na·u·ru \nä-ˈü-(ˌ)rü\

Definition of Nauru for English Language Learners

  • : island country in the Pacific Ocean


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