Definition of Nauru

1. Noun. An island republic on Nauru Island; phosphate exports support the economy.

Exact synonyms: Republic Of Nauru
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Group relationships: Nauru Island, Pleasant Island
Member holonyms: Nauruan

2. Noun. A small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia to the west of the Gilbert Islands.
Exact synonyms: Nauru Island, Pleasant Island
Group relationships: Federated States Of Micronesia, Micronesia, Tt
Terms within: Republic Of Nauru
Generic synonyms: Island
Derivative terms: Nauruan

Definition of Nauru

1. Proper noun. A country in Oceania. Official name: Republic of Nauru. ¹

2. Proper noun. The island on which the country is located. ¹

3. Proper noun. Nauruan, the language of Nauru ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nauru

Natterer's slaty antshrike
Natural Governing Party
Nauclea diderrichii
Naucrates ductor
Nauheim bath
Nauheim treatment
Nauru (current term)
Nauru Island
Nauta's stain
Navajo white
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
Naval Research Laboratory

Literary usage of Nauru

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Landmine Monitor Report 1999: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines (1999)
"Nauru is a republic which achieved independence from an Australian, New Zealand, ... It is unknown why Nauru has not supported the elimination of ..."

2. Landmine Monitor Report 2000: Toward a Mine-Free World by International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2000)
"1 Nauru is now a member of the United Nations, having been formally accepted on ... Nauru did not attend the First Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban ..."

3. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"Nauru Key developments since May 2000: Nauru acceded to the Mine Ban Treaty on 7 August 2000 ... The treaty entered into force for Nauru on 1 February 2001. ..."

4. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"Nauru shuffled around in the middle of the circle, puffing at a roll of tabak and ... Nauru stood motionless, waiting for complete silence, and then he was ..."

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