Definition of Nauru in English:


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Pronunciation: /nɑːˈuːruː
An island country in the SW Pacific, near the equator; population 14,000 (est. 2009); official languages, Nauruan (an Austronesian language) and English; no official capital. Since 1968 it has been an independent republic with a limited form of membership of the Commonwealth. 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.

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