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2 entries found for Nauruan.
Na·u·ru   Audio pronunciation of “Nauruan” ( P )  Pronunciation Key 
Formerly Pleasant Island.

    An island country of the central Pacific Ocean just south of the
and west of Kiribati. Inhabited by a population of mainly Polynesian
ancestry, Nauru was explored by the British in 1798 and became a German
protectorate in 1888. Nauru was administered by Australia from 1914
until it
became independent in 1968. There is no official capital, but
offices are located in Yaren district. Population: 11,000.

Na·uru·an adj. & n.

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adj : of or relating to the island republic of Nauru or its residents
Nauruan] n : a native or inhabitant of Nauru [syn: Nauruan]

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