Since 1968 it has been an independent republic with a limited form of membership of the Commonwealth of Nations. The world’s smallest independent republic, Nauru joined the United Nations in 1999. It has the world’s richest deposits of phosphates
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- Nauru's phosphate wealth made Nauruans the wealthiest people in the Pacific for a while.
- Long ago, the Nauruans could have fixed up their environment and made the island the holiday resort of all holiday resorts.
- He's remained in Australia but he has been dealing with the Nauruans.
Pronunciation: /-ro͞owən/adjective & noun
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