Definition of Kiribati in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkirəˈbäs/
A country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean that includes the Gilbert, Line, and Phoenix islands, as well as Banaba (Ocean Island); population 112,900 (est. 2009); capital, Bairiki (on Tarawa); official languages, English and I-Kiribati (a local Austronesian language).

Inhabited by Micronesian people, the islands were sighted by the Spaniards in the mid 16th century. Britain declared a protectorate over the Gilbert and Ellice Islands in 1892, and they became a colony in 1915. British links with the Ellice Islands (now Tuvalu) ended in 1975, and Kiribati became an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1979

Words that rhyme with Kiribati

Amati, arty, Astarte, castrati, chapatti, clarty, coati, ex parte, Frascati, glitterati, Gujarati, hearty, illuminati, karate, lathi, literati, Marathi, obbligati (US obligati), party, tarty

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Syllabification: Ki·ri·ba·ti

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